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New bill ties 3-day stay waiver to Nursing Home Compare ratings

Under a proposed bill, SNFs meeting certain criteria based on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services quality ratings automatically would qualify to waive the prior hospitalization requirement for Medicare coverage of Part A skilled nursing care benefits. Read More »

How to align resources for post-acute care

A post-acute care operator needs to take advantage of seismic changes in healthcare delivery and get in the game. Here's how. Read More »

Feds keep the pressure on

A new “doc fix” law and MedPAC report seek to tighten spending for long-term care facilities. Read More »

Facility rating, resident quality of life not linked

Certain factors relate to resident quality of life, but the government rating of the facility where they live is not one of them, according to new research. Read More »

Higher staffing levels mean better quality, report card finds

A new analysis of nursing homes scores facilities on eight federal quality measures to determine where to find the highest- and lowest-quality care. Read More »

Revising the five-star quality rating system: What stays, what goes?

As the fruits of this system are borne each winter to national attention, so too are its faults—to the providers who are affected, and those who remember the recent past. AHCA and LeadingAge offer up areas for improvement. Read More »