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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 requests additional funds for survey activities and lists the agency's targets for nursing home quality measures.
Patients generally have better clinical outcomes and live longer if they are treated in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital rather than a skilled nursing facility, according to a study commissioned by the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association. The findings show why IRFs should be reimbursed at ...
Teva Pharmaceuticals and subsidiary IVAX LLC have agreed to a $27.6 million settlement over charges that they paid kickbacks to a psychiatrist for putting nursing home residents on the antipsychotic drug clozapine, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday.