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With the Value-Based Purchasing program due to begin in 2019, CMS is pushing SNFs to get on board with performance baselines now.
The Senate has voted 51-49 to keep the Affordable Care Act law the way it is—for now. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it’s time to “move on.”
July has been a record-breaking month for the Department of Justice’s fraud squad, which orchestrated a 30-state takedown totaling $1.3 billion in fraudulent or illegal activities.
A few nursing home companies have begun selling their own private insurance policies on the Medicare Advantage market
A recent report from the Government Accountability Office found one-quarter of reviewed plans had disproportionality high numbers of sicker people dropping out.
GOP senators make a few big changes to the BCRA bill but stick to their guns on tax repeals and cuts to Medicaid.
AARP concluded in a recent report that states are improving long-term services and supports (LTSS) but aren’t keeping pace with growing demand.
Blogger Kathleen Mears writes legislators about how the proposed healthcare legislation would affect her and fellow nursing home residents.
The Senate’s proposed healthcare bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, calls for deep cuts to Medicaid. The program pays for about two-thirds of the 1.4 million seniors who live in nursing homes.
Lawmakers have successfully extended a moratorium to restrict assisted living facilities from entering the market.
The Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved the CHRONIC Care Act of 2017, which increases care delivery options for chronically ill Medicare beneficiaries.
State Medicaid programs will get more time to comply with CMS’s new rules on Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) settings.