The nation's largest long-term care provider association will advocate for site-neutral payments and other policies in a concerted effort to prevent further reductions in reimbursement, the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living announced yesterday.
The American Health Care Association on Monday launched a weeklong ad blitz that brings the industry's concerns with possible Medicare funding cuts straight to the nation's lawmakers — and their staff members.
With just 11 days remaining until America either re-elects Barack Obama or chooses Mitt Romney to succeed him as president, campaigning and political posturing are expected to reach new heights. One huge point of focus will be the future of healthcare, including Medicare and Medicaid funding, which the candidates clearly differ on. Major nursing home associations and their leaders have not endorsed a candidate, though the top executive at LeadingAge earlier this week said he thought aspects of the administration-backed Affordable Care Act would be more beneficial for his provider members than proposals from the challenger.
More than one-third of nation's nursing homes sign up for Advancing Excellence campaign, organizers sayFebruary 02, 2010
The second phase of recruitment for the Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes campaign wrapped up on Sunday. Organizers reported that 5,860 nursing homes across the country have signed up for the initiative.