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Senior Care Policy Briefing: Neglect Amidst Profit

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Senior Care Policy Briefing: Nursing Homes Admit Misdiagnosing Schizophrenia

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  • Frontline workers, often Black or Hispanic, experienced high mortality rates throughout the […]

LTCCC Alert: Unveiling Nursing Home Realities: Check Out Our Newsletters

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February 13, 2024 – Nursing home residents are among the most vulnerable members of our society. However, the nursing homes in which they live are often riddled with neglect, abuse, and substandard care. Addressing these issues is paramount for ensuring that nursing home residents receive the highest […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Absence of Federal Standards for Assisted Living

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  • The United States Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing, Assisted […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Abuse, Neglect, and Fraud

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Senior Care Policy Briefing: Substantial Hidden Profits

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Senior Care Policy Briefing: Transparency Is Not a Substitute for Accountability

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Senior Care Policy Briefing: Negligence Unchecked

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Senior Care Policy Briefing: Crying Wolf or Wolves of Wall Street?

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  • Nursing home lobbyists claim that facilities are struggling and cannot […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Plenty of $$ For Safe Staffing

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  • Florida nursing home owner Philip Esformes is headed back to court […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: About a Dollar a Day

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  • About a Dollar a Day. […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: D+ for Quality of Care

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Senior Care Policy Briefing: Wholly Inadequate Proposal

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  • On September 1, CMS released the long-awaited minimum nursing home staffing proposal, […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Rosy Revenues for Operators

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The Senior Care Policy Briefing covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • Nursing home operators report high profits.
  • Survey finds 50% of nurses have side jobs to earn extra income.
  • Nursing home industry blames severe […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Consumer Costs Up, Quality Down

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The Senior Care Policy Briefing covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • Nursing home lobbyists pushing for low or no safe staffing standards.
  • Survey showing 93% of older adults plan to age in place.

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Profits Over Patients

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The Senior Care Policy Briefing covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • President Biden calls for additional support for long-term care workers and family caregivers.
  • Private equity firms continue to divert […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Assisted Living Facilities Evicting Medicaid Residents

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The Senior Care Policy Briefing covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • Assisted living facilities evicting Medicaid residents.
  • Medicaid revenue at an all-time high.
  • OIG report finds significant under-reporting to public […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Concerning Patterns in Hospice Care

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The Senior Care Policy Briefing covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • Medicaid Fraud Control Unit cases resulted in 1,327 convictions for fraud, abuse, or neglect in 2022.
  • Patients left in unnecessary pain […]

Webinar: Building the Backbone: How Stronger State CNA Requirements Can Lead to Better Nursing Home Care

Presenters:
Richard Mollot (Executive Director, LTCCC)
Adrianna Duggan (JD Candidate, Yale Law)

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Senior Care Policy Briefing: ‘Another Record Quarter…’

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The Senior Care Policy Briefing covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • The Ensign Group reports another record quarter.
  • NY lawsuits revealing allegations of millions of siphoned profits.
  • An OIG report […]

New Year, New Newsletter

Happy new year, reader! Thank you for your new or continued support of our mission. This year, we are changing up the quarterly LTC Journal to deliver you more timely information on a monthly basis and to better keep you up to date about what’s happening at NursingHome411! If you haven’t already, be sure […]

Joint Statement: MACPAC Report Calls for Increased Transparency in How Nursing Homes Spend Medicaid Dollars

Report Supports Nursing Home Resident Advocates’ Call for Increased Transparency in Nursing Home Finances

January 6, 2023 – On January 3, 2023, MACPAC, a non-partisan legislative branch agency that provides policy and data analysis and makes recommendations to Congress on Medicaid programs, issued a report finding that without increased transparency in how nursing homes […]

Poisoned: Elder Justice “No Harm” Newsletter (Volume 4, Issue 6)

In the Elder Justice Newsletter, we highlight citations, including deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, and substandard care, that have been identified as not causing any resident harm. The goal of this brief newsletter is to shed light on the issue of so-called “no harm” deficiencies, which typically result in no fine […]

22 of 2022: LTCCC’s Favorite Nursing Home Reports of the Year

2022 has been a pivotal year in long-term care and we at LTCCC are grateful for all those who have been writing and reporting about the important issues along the way.

That’s why we’re sharing 22 of our favorite articles of 2022 (plus, a few extras!). Below is a list of investigative stories, government reports, and […]

Fall 2022 LTC Journal

The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • New federal guidance for nursing home surveyors to strengthen safety and accountability.
  • LTCCC’s Q1 2022 staffing report showing nursing home staff turnover at 53.3%.
  • A report detailing how real estate […]

‘Ouch, you’re hurting me’: Elder Justice “No Harm” Newsletter (Volume 4, Issue 5)

In the Elder Justice Newsletter, we highlight citations, including deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, and substandard care, that have been identified as not causing any resident harm. The goal of this brief newsletter is to shed light on the issue of so-called “no harm” deficiencies, which typically result in no fine […]

‘I am afraid’: Elder Justice “No Harm” Newsletter (Volume 4, Issue 4)

In the Elder Justice Newsletter, we highlight citations, including deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, and substandard care, that have been identified as not causing any resident harm. The goal of this brief newsletter is to shed light on the issue of so-called “no harm” deficiencies, which typically result in no fine […]

Summer 2022 LTC Journal

The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • Unsafe antipsychotic alternatives on the rise.
  • Louisiana nursing home owner arrested for felony fraud and cruelty.
  • RN staffing levels down 12% in 2021.
  • Infection control compromised during pandemic.

Spring 2022 LTC Journal

The Spring LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • Important White House nursing home initiatives.
  • Insights and recommendations for direct care minimum spending laws.
  • NY Department of Health’s […]

Nursing Homes Fail US Veterans: Elder Justice “No Harm” Newsletter (Volume 4, Issue 3)

In the Elder Justice Newsletter, we highlight citations, including deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, and substandard care, that have been identified as not causing any resident harm. The goal of this brief newsletter is to shed light on the issue of so-called “no harm” deficiencies, which typically result in no fine or penalty to the […]

‘There’s just no time for those things’: Elder Justice “No Harm” Newsletter (Volume 4, Issue 2)

In the Elder Justice Newsletter, we highlight citations, including deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, and substandard care, that have been identified as not causing any resident harm. The goal of this brief newsletter is to shed light on the issue of so-called “no harm” deficiencies, which typically result in no fine […]

Winter 2022 LTC Journal

The Winter LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • How lax enforcement exposes residents to substandard care.
  • Latest data show nursing homes failing to provide sufficient staffing.
  • Federal […]

‘The food was always cold’: Elder Justice “No Harm” Newsletter (Volume 4 Issue 1)

In the Elder Justice Newsletter, we highlight citations, including deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, and substandard care, that have been identified as not causing any resident harm. The goal of this brief newsletter is to shed light on the issue of so-called “no harm” deficiencies, which rarely result in fines or […]

LTCCC Alert: NY Nursing Homes Admit Excess Profits

Industry Lawsuit Details Over $500 Million Per Year Diverted from Resident Care

January 21, 2022 – At the end of December, more than 200 nursing homes filed a federal lawsuit against New York State, seeking to stop implementation of a new state law on nursing home spending. That law, which passed with strong, state-wide support […]

LTCCC Alert: Did These Deficiencies Actually Cause No Harm? You Decide.

December 23, 2021 – LTCCC publishes a bimonthly newsletter highlighting nursing home “no harm” deficiencies from across the United States. Today, we’re releasing a new report featuring all of the Elder Justice Newsletters published in 2021 and a user-friendly guide detailing the 32 “no harm” deficiencies covered this past year. Users can sort the […]

2021: Elder Justice “No Harm” Deficiencies

The Elder Justice Newsletter provides examples of health violations in which surveyors (nursing home inspectors) identified neither harm nor immediate jeopardy to resident health, safety, or well-being. Below is a searchable issue guide that includes the “no harm” deficiencies featured in our Elder Justice Newsletter in 2021. You may also access individual issues using the […]

Webinar: Broken Promises: An Assessment of Federal Data on Nursing Home Oversight

Presenter: Eric Goldwein, LTCCC

PowerPoint Slides (PDF) Broken Promises: An Assessment of Nursing Home Oversight LTCCC’s Recommendations to improve enforcement

‘Please help me’: Elder Justice “No Harm” Newsletter (Volume 3 Issue 10)

In the Elder Justice Newsletter, we highlight citations, including deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, and substandard care, that have been identified as not causing any resident harm. The goal of this brief newsletter is to shed light on the issue of so-called “no harm” deficiencies, which typically result in no fine […]

Fall 2021 LTC Journal

The Fall LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • A letter to NY Governor Kathy Hochul calling for action to protect long-term care residents.
  • LTCCC’s Q1 2021 staffing report showing failures to […]

Death by Asphyxiation: Elder Justice “No Harm” Newsletter (Volume 3 Issue 8)

In the Elder Justice Newsletter, we highlight citations, including deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, and substandard care, that have been identified as not causing any resident harm. The goal of this brief newsletter is to shed light on the issue of so-called “no harm” deficiencies, which typically result in no fine […]

Weeks Without a Shower: Elder Justice “No Harm” Newsletter (Volume 3 Issue 6)

In the Elder Justice Newsletter, we highlight citations, including deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, and substandard care, that have been identified as not causing any resident harm. The goal of this brief newsletter is to shed light on the issue of so-called “no harm” deficiencies, which typically result in no fine […]

Nursing Home Provider Info: April 2020

Below are links to download data on five-star ratings, special focus facility status, ownership status, health inspection outcomes, location, resident population, and other general information for all U.S. nursing homes. Download individual state files by clicking the state on the map below or in the list at the bottom of the page. Download data on […]

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