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Tort reform and long-term care in Kentucky

Tort reform and long-term care in Kentucky

    For years, various bills have been introduced in the Kentucky State legislature to create a means of limiting lawsuits by individuals and groups against nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other service providers for seniors. Many other states have implemented such “tort reform” laws, but none of any significance has been passed in

Skaff appointed to Kentucky Board of Licensure for long-term care administrators

Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Karen O. Skaff, associate professor and chair in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, to the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators to serve for a term expiring Jan. 12, 2017. Skaff represents educators in the field of allied health

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,