Posts tagged "CCP"

Accessing Medicare and Medicaid: Times Are Changing

Recent headlines┬áregarding the recent Medicaid cuts to Illinois long-term care providers only tell a portion of the dramatic story unfolding. Of course, for skilled nursing home providers, the reduction in Medicaid reimbursement is not welcome news, but ultimately no long-term care facilities will close as a result of this round of Medicaid cuts and balance... Read more »

Aging Budgets in Illinois: Receiving Services in Illinois will be Tougher

I’ve worked in the Illinois elder care industry for over 20 years and I can state without equivocation that the Illinois budget process has never been particularly pretty. Like sausage making, one tries to concentrate on the end result rather than on what it takes to get there. For 20 years, there were insufficient appropriations... Read more »

Medicaid and home based services in Illinois (Part IV)

The Medicare and Medicaid programs were signed into law by President Johnson on July 30, 1965. Almost 50-years later, many use the names of the two different programs interchangeably. Big mistake. Medicare (for the purposes of this blog) is the federal health insurance program for people 65 and older. Medicaid is health coverage available to... Read more »
Advertisement:
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Fresh Chicago News

  • Meet The Blogger

    Bruce Lederman

    Bruce Lederman has over 25 years experience in the senior care field as a direct care provider and thought leader. Bruce was CEO and president of his own firm that operated skilled nursing facilities in Illinois. He is a former nursing home administrator and has consulted to numerous elder care providers on planning for strategic growth as well as process improvement. Recently he served as board chair of CJE SeniorLife, a leading non-profit elder care provider in the Chicago area. Bruce is currently employed as chief strategy officer for a company providing skilled nursing services in communities throughout Illinois and Missouri.

  • Subscribe to receive e-mail

    Enter your email address:

    Delivered by FeedBurner

  • Tags

  • Categories

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: