Editors' Blog: Another hit to nursing homes

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Deficit-reduction plan to gain $600 billion from lower provider payments and higher beneficiary prem
Deficit-reduction plan to gain $600 billion from lower provider payments and higher beneficiary prem
A healthcare reform plan from Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) would reduce the market-basket update for nursing homes. The long-term care community now is facing cuts in both houses of Congress. To read the entry, click here.
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