Most Recent Articles by James M. Berklan
One of the biggest stories of the summer easily has been the news that full enforcement of nursing homes' new survey system will be postponed a year.
Recent regulatory and reimbursement changes led Symphony Post Acute Care Network to develop a "Super SNF" care model.
Penalties for the next phase of nursing home survey guidelines will be postponed a year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced June 30.
Nursing home groups say they are grateful that regulators heard their concerns about new changes to survey requirements and softened the blow.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has asked for coverage of knee replacement surgeries in outpatient facilities as part of a proposal concerning hospital outpatient prospective payments.