Virginia — State Sen. Bill Stanley (R) has introduced a bill requiring that nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other certified nursing facilities obtain minimum levels of insurance. If SB70 becomes law, affected facilities would have to maintain liability coverage of at least $1 million, and have levels of professional liability insurance defined by the state's medical malpractice caps.
I'm an administrator and am being recruited by a skilled nursing facility with past legal troubles. What should I do to satisfy myself that this facility has cleaned up its act and would be a good place to work?
Have you heard? Yes, it's true. We can now provide therapy co-treatment with another discipline WITHOUT splitting our treatment time. But, not so fast ...
Contracts for Medicaid recovery audit contractors (RACs) have been awarded to 26 states, government officials have announced.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has hired a contractor to conduct recovery audit functions on Medicare Part D drug plan, according to the Bureau of National Affairs.
Providers and other stakeholders can learn more than ever about states' Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) programs thanks to a new website launched by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The RAC program was created to recover improper payments and also identify underpayments. Medicaid is the No. 1 payer of nursing home services in the United States.