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Suit Contests Hospitals' Practice of Not Admitting Patients Prior to Nursing Home Transfer

Seven Medicare patients have filed a class action lawsuit challenging a Medicare policy that allows hospitals to place patients ..

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Lawyer at Forefront of Fight Against Elder Abuse Wins MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

Marie-Therese Connolly, a former Department of Justice lawyer who has devoted her career to combating elder abuse ... 

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Medicare's Limited Nursing Home Coverage

Many people believe that Medicare covers nursing home stays.In fact Medicare's coverage of nursing home care is quite limited.

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New Protections for Nursing Home Residents

New Obama-era rules designed to give nursing home residents more control of their care are gradually going into effect. 

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Long-Term Care Services Have Room to Improve According to New Report

A new state-by-state scorecard evaluates the effectiveness of long-term care services and concludes that there is much room for im...

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The Effects of Health Care Reform on Long-Term Care

Buried in both the House and Senate health care reform bills are important provisions that would make long-term care more affordab...

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Obama Backing Plan to Include Modest Long-Term Care Insurance in Health Reform

President Barack Obama has given his support to a proposal for new national long-term care insurance program that would offer basi...

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Nursing Home Residents May Keep $250 Stimulus Payment

The $250 stimulus payment for Social Security beneficiaries is not considered income to nursing home residents on Medicaid ...

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