2 More Ways Trumpcare Could Shift Funding Toward SNFs

As the Republican health care plan undergoes changes before its day on the Senate floor for a vote, health care providers are tracking how the legislation, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, could impact the skilled nursing field. While potential cuts to Medicaid — ranging from estimates between more than $770 billion and $810 billion — […]

Trumpcare Would Kill Jobs, Swing Funding to Skilled Nursing Care

The American Health Care Act (AHCA)—the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare—would alter the way Medicaid is funded, and could influence more states to shift care back to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), according to a recent report. By switching Medicaid financing to per capita caps, which provides states with an aggregate amount of funding […]

Tips to Develop Smart, Beneficial Referral Relationships

Health care providers across the care continuum are focused on being a preferred provider, and developing referral relationships with hospitals and health systems can take some legwork. Several experts shared their unique perspectives on the matter at the Post Acute Link Care Continuum Conference in Chicago this week, touching on how to win the attention […]

How Skilled Nursing Facilities Can Boost Rehab with Virtual Avatars

The senior care market has been invaded by robots aiming to assist patients at every level of care. And now one technology company is seeking to create avatars for seniors to recover after surgery at skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) or at home. Reflexion Health, a San Diego-based technology startup, aims to improve the health of […]