Category Archives: Long Term Care

Guardian Pharmacy Strengthens Its Market Position in Florida

Guardian Pharmacy of Florida seamlessly serves assisted living and skilled nursing communities of all sizes

Genesis HealthCare’s ACO Growing Through Partnerships

Genesis HealthCare is the leading provider of inpatient services through 384 skilled nursing, assisted/senior living and behavioral health centers

It’s a New Year, But Omnicare Continues to Disappoint

Continuing weak margins due to staffing struggles, recent generic introductions, and decreasing reimbursements remain the leading drivers of the poor results

Guardian Pharmacy Services’ Expansion Strategy is Finding Success

Guardian Pharmacy Services’ expansion strategy is finding success by leveraging the company’s local-autonomy business model.

Hospice Care and Pharmacy Growth Attracting Large Industry Stakeholders

Hospice and palliative care both offer compassionate care to patients with life limiting illnesses. But palliative care – which is always a component of hospice care – can be used as a separate area of medical practice while the patient is receiving treatment. Hospice care includes palliative care and addresses the patient’s physical, emotional, and […]

PDPM Driving Efficient Use of Data in Skilled Nursing

In July 2018, CMS finalized a new case-mix classification model, the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), that, effective beginning October 1, 2019, will be used under the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for classifying SNF patients in a covered Part A stay. This new reimbursement model is requiring coding changes and education […]