Friday, April 8, 2011

Top 5 Stories in Long Term Care

April 8, 2011

In case you missed them, below are the top 5 news articles and/or blog posts in long term care for the week of April 4, 2011:

1) Long-term care facilities added 17,400 jobs in first quarter of 2011
http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/PHY-264477/Hospitals-Added-Nearly-20K-Jobs-in-Q1

2) Providers hail nursing home eligibility in ACOs
http://www.mcknights.com/providers-hail-nursing-home-eligibility-in-acos/article/199976/

3) Federal departments lay out plans in the event of a government shutdown
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/07/us/politics/07shutdown.html?_r=1

4) House Republicans release proposed reforms to Medicare & Medicaid
http://longtermcareleader.blogspot.com/2011/04/house-republicans-release-proposed.html

5) Senate votes to repeal health-care law’s 1099 tax-reporting provision, sending bill to Obama
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/2chambers/post/senate-votes-to-repeal-health-care-laws-1099-provision-sending-on-to-president-obama/2011/04/05/AFySC7jC_blog.html

What did we miss? Share an article or two with us in the comments section.

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