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House proposes health package with bills to raise CMPs, repeal IPAB

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Legislation that would increase the civil monetary penalties for healthcare fraud and abuse is among 10 bills included in a new health package scheduled to be marked up by the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday.

Rule allows proactive nursing homes to reduce inspection-related fines

Rule allows proactive nursing homes to reduce inspection-related fines

Nursing homes that self-report compliance violations and quickly address them will see their fines cut in half, under a new final rule released Thursday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Report details creative uses for civil monetary penalties

The Long Term Community Coalition released a new report illustrating how it worked with consumers and long-term care ombudsmen to make the best use of civil monetary penalties assessed by regulators in various communities.