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Medicare skilled nursing facilities would get a net 1.2% pay increase — totaling $430 million — in fiscal 2016 under a final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late Thursday.
The White House Office of Management and Budget review has passed an ambitious new policy that could radically overhaul the Medicaid managed care system.
Long-term care providers quickly fired back after a congressional advisory committee recommended no Medicare pay increase for the coming year.
A ruling by the West Virginia Supreme Court as to which nursing home internal documents are fair game in lawsuits has providers around the country sitting up and taking notice.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission is recommending allowing nursing home coverage for beneficiaries who have spent as little as one day in hospital inpatient status, combined with up to two days in observation status.