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Is It Too Late For Me To Apply For Medicaid Benefits?

Many erroneously feel it is too late to do any planning and that their only option is to spend down all their money before they apply for Medicaid benefits.

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 More Nursing Home Weekend Inspections To Catch Understaffing

Feds: More Nursing Home Weekend Inspections To Catch Understaffing

Residents and their families frequently complain the residents have trouble getting basic help, such as assistance going to the bathroom, on weekends.

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1,400 Nursing Homes Get Lower Medicare Ratings Because Of Staffing Concerns

Nursing home industry officials have acknowledged that some facilities are struggling to meet the new payroll reporting requirements.

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Shopping For Nursing Homes More Tricky Today

Finding a safe, high-quality nursing home for a loved one is never an easy task. Complicated decisions often are made at a moment of emotional crisis and reliable guidance can be difficult to come by.

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How Does Nursing Home Care Fare Under Medicare Advantage?

Managed care is the hot trend in Medicare, with the number of seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans projected to soar over the coming decade.

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Study: Some Nursing Homes Use Gaming System to Improve Medicare Ratings

For families faced with the difficult decision of placing a loved one in a nursing home, a government rating system is often the only source of information to determine which facilities are the best.

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