Payroll Data Shows Reality of SNF Staffing Problem

Facilities can better prepare to defend themselves by understanding and…

CMS Ruling: LTC Patients Not Required to Sign Binding Arbitration Agreements to Receive Care

CMS announces final rule on binding arbitration agreements in long-term…

Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) will require SNFs to focus on documentation practices

Providers should expect increased scrutiny of nursing records under PDPM…

Determination of the Robinson v. Bates Number

The Robinson number can be used as one basis for…

Litigation Review: Roundup

As of April 2019, over 11,200 people have sued in…

The Challenges and Opportunities of Payroll-Based Staffing Data for Your Facility

Skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) around the country are feeling the…

Crittenden Insurance Conference: Mega Verdicts on the Rise

Reasons for this mega verdict trend are speculative, but here…

Understanding the Systemic Effects of Opioids can Help Mitigate Litigation Risk

As the opioid crisis continues, we are likely to see…

Arbitration Agreements in Long-term Care

Arbitration agreements in long-term care have been the subject of…

A Look at Long-term Care Litigation and Liability Risks

To evaluate liability risk, aging services providers need to be…

Current Opioid Litigation and the Role of Medical Record Reviews

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), from 1999…

Cloning in EHR can lead to fraud, patient harm

Documentation integrity is critical for avoiding fraudulent billing, HIPAA violations,…