Greg Crist

Debate on permanent doc fix rages on

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Long-term care leaders continue to brace this week for news about any new plans to pay Medicare physicians, which might siphon pay from seniors' caregivers. Medicare physicians face a 21% pay cut at the end of the month if lawmakers don't find an alternative, which most thing they will.

  Lights, camera, lawsuit

Lights, camera, lawsuit

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To give credit where it's due, when the New York Times does a story on nursing homes, it tends to give up enough space to get multiple sides, not to mention sources that include the industry checklist of Professional People With Thoughts.

Provider group hammers Congressional leadership on lowering provider tax threshold

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The American Health Care Association continued its assault Wednesday on a Republican proposal to use Medicaid provider assessments to offset subsidies to the Stafford student loan program.

Nursing home group criticizes proposed painkiller dispensing legislation

Nursing home group criticizes proposed painkiller dispensing legislation

Newly proposed legislation aimed at easing painkiller-dispensing regulations in nursing homes is being loudly condemned by the American Health Care Association.

Nursing home lobby launches multimillion-dollar ad campaign

Nursing home lobby launches multimillion-dollar ad campaign

Two lobby groups representing the nation's for-profit nursing homes kicked off a nationwide ad campaign Monday aimed at preventing additional cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.