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Navajo Nursing Home Faces Closure

The Navajo Nation’s only nursing home, which caters to nearly 80 elderly patients, is at risk of being shut down as the facility faces a hefty fine over safety code violations.

Advocates Split with Health Plans and States Over Medicaid Long-Term Care Rules

Patient advocates are praising a section of the CMS’ proposed Medicaid managed-care rule related to long-term care. But health plans and states are sharply critical of provisions imposing new credentialing requirements on long-term care providers and allowing beneficiaries to opt out of managed care if their provider is not in a health plan’s network.

At One Midstate Nursing Home, A Lack of Close Scrutiny

A popular blood thinner is widely praised by the medical community, and for good reason – it can save lives. But a story from the nonprofit journalism outlet ProPublica points out the risks associated with the drug, if it isn’t monitored closely.

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