October issue articles

Proceed with caution

Delaware court ruling impacts confidentiality agreements and merger and acquisition negotiations. Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the healthcare field, including the long-term care sector, has been strong, with high reported deal volume and values. The dynamic created by healthcare reform in the U.S. is certainly a major force behind the move to greater consolidation,

Helpful instead of a hassle

JenCare brings better care for seniors under one roof. Seniors have special care needs. They often have multiple conditions and take many medications. They may not be able to drive or ride the bus, so they have difficulty getting to their medical appointments. Many also live on a limited income and often must choose between

ICD-10 Delayed!

HHS announces a one-year proposed delay in the compliance date for use of ICD-10 codes. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the final rule for Health Plan ID and a change in the compliance deadline for ICD-10 codes, which classify diseases and health problems. The announcement extends the