Roundtable

Senators blast Medicare audits, say RAC payments should be changed

Senators blast Medicare audits, say RAC payments should be changed

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The Medicare claims review process is unfairly burdening healthcare providers and failing to improve program integrity, due in part to the payment system for certain auditors, Senate leaders said during a roundtable hearing Wednesday.

Make long-term care a public utility?

Make long-term care a public utility?

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I recently participated in a roundtable discussion that addressed the field's challenges and opportunities. Several remedies for improving care and payments surfaced during the conversation. But one unique suggestion really stood out: Perhaps long-term care should become a public utility.

Heard around the table: Provider execs listening to the right people

Heard around the table: Provider execs listening to the right people

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Captains of the long-term care profession get to their lofty positions by using their intellect and superior vision skills, as a gathering of minds recently re-emphasized.