Senator Jay Rockefeller wants provider groups to support his Medicare Part D plan for a drug rebate bill that calls for money from pharmaceutical companies to replace funds lost from the sustainable growth rate (SGR) removal.
I've recently drawn up my plans for the winter, and I'm very excited about what's in store! I'd like to share my ideas with you and get some feedback. Let's call this the "Winter 2014 Agenda: Discussion Draft."
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the state of Illinois are teaming up in a dual eligible payment demonstration.
Long-term care providers struck back quickly late last week after the chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee accused them of "gaming" the reimbursement system during a hearing on caring for individuals eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.
Nursing home providers reacted positively to the release of the Senate Finance Committee's healthcare reform bill Wednesday. They were particularly pleased that the bill would not lower the market-basket update for nursing homes.