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,…

Is Your Facility Too Lenient on Physician Certifications?

Problems with documentation in skilled nursing facilities (SNF) often lead…

CMS Extends Moratorium on Phase 2 Enforcement Penalties

In November, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)…

10 Nutritional Considerations for Long-Term Care Residents

Nutrition is major focus at many nursing facilities because it…

7 Ways to Adjust Nursing Home Patient Care Plans After a Fall

Falls are an enormous issue in long-term care facilities, and…

11 Risk Factors for Infections Among the Elderly

Infections in long-term care (LTC) facilities are associated with higher…

5 Interventions to Prevent Falls in Nursing Facilities

Falls are an enormous issue in long-term care facilities, and…

3 Ways to Improve Your Billing Process and Avoid Recovery Audits

Recovery auditors typically look for discrepancies in the nursing facility‚Äôs…

The Five-Step Process for Assessing Quality of Care

There are many aspects to building a strong defense, but…