ProMedica’s Paramount may cease Medicaid coverage … Georgia to reinstate Medicaid benefits to residents who lost them
A coalition of 23 states, cities and municipalities filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the federal government for a final rule that allows individual healthcare workers as well as healthcare organizations to decline to provide care that conflicts with their religious and moral beliefs or mission.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it will step up its work with states to ensure that adult foster care homes and other home- and community-based settings meet health, safety and administrative requirements after a review by the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General found compliance lacking.
Tennessee’s embracing of Medicaid block grants could become a catastrophe for senior living operators and the beneficiaries they serve.
Individual healthcare workers as well as healthcare organizations can decline to provide care that conflicts with their religious and moral beliefs or mission under a final rule issued Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. Some fear the rule could lead to discrimination against LGBT individuals.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should do more to help states fully implement background checks for long-term care employees, recommends a report released Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
Staffing and Medicaid reimbursement were two pressing issues for operators that emerged from a recent survey commissioned by the Florida Assisted Living Association, the organization’s CEO, Shaddrick A. Haston, Esq., told McKnight’s Senior Living.
The Government Accountability Office on Monday urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to address a recommendation made in its January 2018 report on assisted living and said it would be monitoring CMS to see what actions it takes.
Efforts by state Medicaid Fraud Control Units resulted in a total of 16 criminal convictions and $241,798 in criminal and civil monetary recoveries related to assisted living in fiscal year 2018, according to an annual report released Monday by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.