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Senior living braces for changes in 2020 as top challenges remain

As 2020 begins, the senior living industry is preparing for the changing needs and wants of current and future residents as workforce and occupancy issues continue to challenge operators, according to leaders of several organizations serving providers, who shared their thoughts with McKnight’s Senior Living.

Omnicare, CVS Health plan ‘vigorous’ defense against fraud lawsuit involving 3,000 senior living communities

Long-term care pharmacy services company Omnicare and parent CVS Health Corp. said Tuesday that they will “vigorously defend” themselves against a federal civil lawsuit alleging that Omnicare fraudulently billed federal healthcare programs “for hundreds of thousands” of “stale” or invalid prescriptions for residents at more than 3,000 senior living communities.

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Official promises action against assisted living facilities not compliant with emergency power rule by end of year

An assisted living operator in Florida is predicting the closure of several assisted living communities there if the state’s Agency for Health Care Administration moves forward with plans to penalize assisted living communities and nursing homes that aren’t in compliance with the Sunshine State’s emergency power plans rule by the end of the year.

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