Olympia Group has purchased MDI Achieve's electronic health software package, the software firm has announced. The Matrix product will help Olympia Group maximize efficiencies while improving reimbursement levels, according to Sherry Roberts, CFO of Olympia Group.
A bipartisan group of House and Senate members have proposed legislation that would ensure that seniors have access to skilled nursing care after being hospitalized for observation.
The Senate voted Wednesday to end debate on a bill that would extend $16.1 billion in Medicaid assistance to states in 2011. The chamber is set to vote today on the package.
Newly introduced legislation in the Senate would lift a lifetime cap on Medicare benefits for inpatient mental health services.
Nursing home caregivers, residents and representatives from national healthcare organizations gathered in Kennebunkport, ME, Wednesday. They came to send a petition to state lawmakers urging them not to cut Medicare funding for nursing homes.
The Senate Finance Committee voted 14-9 Tuesday to pass America's Healthy Future Act of 2009. The committee's approval marks a critical turning point for Congress in its attempt to pass comprehensive healthcare reform.