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Massachusetts proposes new rules for nursing home sales and closures

USA - August 24 2015 Massachusetts regulators recently announced new rules that, if adopted, will change the requirements for nursing home sales and closures in the state…

Hedy Silver Rubinger

OIG releases report on home health agency background checks

USA - May 18 2015 The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report last week addressing employee background checks by…

H. Carol Saul

OIG finds that New Jersey improperly claimed federal Medicaid reimbursement for hospice services

USA - May 18 2015 The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently determined that New Jersey claimed federal Medicaid…

Hedy Silver Rubinger

Nursing Home Compare changes have significant impact on nursing home ratings

USA - February 23 2015 As expected, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new quality measurement scale for nursing homes (Nursing Home Compare 3.0) went live…

Hedy Silver Rubinger

CMS to unveil new 5-Star Quality Rating System for nursing facilities

USA - February 16 2015 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) officials announced last week that CMS will unveil the new Nursing Home Compare 3.0 quality measurement…

Hedy Silver Rubinger