Alaskan nursing homes are ranked fourth worst in nation

In a ranking based on reported deficiencies, Alaskan nursing homes are considered the the fourth worst in the country. But Alaskans take exception to this considering their state only has 18 nursing homes. With such a low number and low turnover of inspectors, there is the perception that the inspection system is likely to pick […]

West Virginia judge allows class action against state Medicaid waiver

Cuts to Medicaid’s home care waiver program in West Virginia has led to a suit on behalf of affected recipients. The judge hearing the case has allowed it to proceed as a class action. For more details, click here.

Nebraska Medicaid eyes retooling long-term care progam

In good news for Nebraskans, the state Medicaid department is looking to overhaul their long-term care program.  The move looks to improve access to care and streamline the eligibility process. For more information: click here.