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Providers Facing Heightened Kickback Scrutiny

June 5, 2019, Matt Curley, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - As long-term care providers are increasingly well aware, practices that may often be viewed as the norm in other industries are typically entirely off limits when they involve healthcare services paid for by government healthcare…

CMS ‘Just Getting Started’ On Nursing Home Oversight Amid ‘Secret’ List Controversy

June 5, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - The federal government on Wednesday again defended its work to regulate and punish underperforming nursing homes throughout the country, as the controversy surrounding an extensive “secret” list of troubled skilled nursing facilities entered…

An Opportunity For Congress On Housing And Other National Needs

June 5, 2019, Stockton Williams, Affordable Housing Finance - Readers of Affordable Housing Finance know full well the importance of the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) introduced Tuesday.  In mobilizing as an industry to amass overwhelming congressional…

Consulate Tackles Care Transitions With New Skilled Nursing Data Partnership

June 2, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - Data has quickly become king in the increasingly challenging skilled nursing world, but the question of how different providers along the care continuum can use that data remains a sticking point.  Upgrading a building’s electronic health…