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CMS announces Medicare appeals without administrative law judge hearings

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Long-term care providers will be able to appeal certain Medicare claims decisions without going through an administrative law judge hearing, the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) announced Thursday.

Extendicare asks Supreme Court to decide whether nursing home arbitration agreements prevent certain wrongful death suits

Extendicare asks Supreme Court to decide whether nursing home arbitration agreements prevent certain wrongful death suits

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Extendicare Homes Inc. is seeking a Supreme Court ruling on the reach of nursing home arbitration agreements, according to news reports.