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CMS unveils new webpage on Jimmo rehab settlement

CMS unveils new webpage on Jimmo rehab settlement

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in August unveiled the educational webpage mandated as part of the federal government's January 2013 Jimmo settlement.

OIG wants $30M refund from rehab in NJ

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Fox Rehabilitation received at least $29.9 million in Medicare Part B payments for services that did not meet Medicare requirements, according to an August report by the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Court: SNFs allowed to fight delayed Medicaid payments

Court: SNFs allowed to fight delayed Medicaid payments

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled in August that 10 operators of Illinois long-term care facilities can move forward with a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (IDHFS), the organization that administers the state's Medicaid program.

Florida SNFs sue over Medicaid pay delay

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Ten Florida skilled nursing facilities have filed a class-action lawsuit against several insurance companies over their alleged failure to pay interest on overdue Medicaid payments.

New tech seeks to calm SNF residents having dementia

New tech seeks to calm SNF residents having dementia

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Caring for individuals with dementia often involves managing residents' disruptive and sometimes dangerous behaviors, including screaming, hitting or kicking.

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