Congressional Research Service

Numerous Medicare funding 'extenders' at risk for expiration


While long-term care professionals have at least two more weeks to agonize over the fate of a bill that would permanently repeal the current Medicare physicians funding formula, a host of other key funding "extenders" set to expire also hang in the balance.

Report: CMS should boost reporting of fraud, abuse

While the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has made strides in reducing Medicare fraud and abuse, the agency's sheer size leaves it vulnerable, a new report shows.

Congressional report explains FMAP proposals

Amid calls to extend the temporary federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) increase, the Congressional Research Service has released a report examining the various proposals that would affect the FMAP.