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CMS Administrator Seema Verma has announced the dawn of big changes at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). What will happen to all the bundled payment projects?
The criminal investigation into the eight South Florida nursing home deaths following Hurricane Irma is prompting a larger look at how long-term care facilities prepare—and practice—for natural disasters.
The Senate Aging Committee will review disaster planning following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
New CMS regulations are an opportunity for providers to write policies and practice procedures that can prepare staff for the unexpected.
The extensive demographic analysis examines Massachussetts' readiness to care for its growing population of older adults. How would your state fare under the report's recommendations?
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.”
The House Appropriations Committee has approved a $400 million increase in dementia research at the National Institutes of Health for fiscal year 2018.
A few nursing home companies have begun selling their own private insurance policies on the Medicare Advantage market
The Senate GOP has pulled the plug on its most recent attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
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.