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Long-term care workers from 37 counties in California have combined into the largest local union in the country, the Service Employees International Union announced Tuesday.

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A new Internal Revenue Service regulation will fine small businesses that reimburse employees for their healthcare coverage instead of providing a health insurance plan.

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General has created a new team of attorneys focused solely on litigation involving Medicare and Medicaid fraud.

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A $1.5 million national trial will be held to analyze ways to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics in post-acute and long-term care facilities, the University of Pittsburgh Schools of Health and Sciences announced.

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Family of nursing home resident awarded $18M in wrongful death case … Therapy tortoise visits nursing home residents … Nonprofit nursing home operator comptroller pleads guilty in $208,000 wire fraud case

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The Supreme Court will consider whether government workers’ rights are violated when they’re forced to pay dues to unions they don’t want to join

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New technology can help reduce the use of antipsychotics for nursing home residents with dementia, experts said during a McKnight’s Super Tuesday webinar.

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Nursing home employees failed to perform CPR despite patient’s wish … AHA support clot-removing device for stroke treatment … Few nursing homes use health IT to communicate with facilities

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Using electronic health records with predictive analytics algorithms could help identify long-term care residents who are at a high risk of harmful falls, a new study has found.

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Golden Living executive dies from cancer … Medicaid billing supervisor wastes $1.6M in excessive pay, audit finds … Research to explore why Alzheimer’s hits women more than men

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Accreditation surveys are not a guarantee that hospice providers are meeting federal or state requirements, according to a new report from the Office of the Inspector General.

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Connecticut lawmakers are planning to distribute funds to nursing homes based on “irrelevant factors,” the state’s largest association of skilled nursing facilities said.

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A proposed contract between California and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health could result in $15 million in additional funding to improve oversight and delays in nursing home investigations.

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A Maryland woman who authorities say ran an illegal “assisted living” facility out of her run-down apartment has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.

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Adults with frontotemporal dementia at higher risk of stroke … Queens nursing home employees charged with abuse … Racial differences may affect nursing home “residents” quality of life

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