A new study published in the journal Brain overturns thinking on the role of toxic peptides in the development of Alzheimer's disease.
The federal government on Tuesday unveiled a long-awaited regulatory package that sets national standards for managed care under Medicaid, marking the biggest changes to the growing program in more than a decade.
The CMS is about to release a sweeping proposed rule that could fuel a major expansion of Medicaid managed long-term care for elderly and disabled beneficiaries.
The nursing home industry has never accused Texas of being too generous with its Medicaid dollars — the state is among the worst in terms of the money it reimburses such facilities for providing care to needy Texans.
For 98-year-old Sister Angela Rooney, it was one of the most jarring moves of her life.
A former Kaiser Permanente physician executive has been tapped to lead the 17-member Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, the Government Accountability Office announced late last week.
The owners of two California nursing homes have agreed to pay $3.8 million to the federal government to settle allegations they submitted false Medicare and Medicaid claims and overmedicated residents over a five-year period, according to the Justice Department
A former elementary school teacher and the former director of nursing at a nursing home have been arrested for allegedly stealing drugs from the nursing home to sell to fund a trip to Las Vegas, according to Slidell Police.