U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court's message to long-term care operators: You're not worthy

Supreme Court's message to long-term care operators: You're not worthy

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It has been said that we are the residue of our choices. If that's true, what should we make of the Supreme Court these days?

Supreme Court declines Extendicare's appeal to review arbitration case

Supreme Court declines Extendicare's appeal to review arbitration case

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The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a petition from Extendicare Homes to review a conflict over an arbitration agreement and wrongful death lawsuit.

High court puts arbitration agreements back into play

High court puts arbitration agreements back into play

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If the U.S. Supreme Court thought it had the final word on the validity of certain nursing home admissions arbitration agreements in 2012, well, it was wrong.

Revenue declines, not Medicaid expansions, to blame for state budget shortfalls, report suggests

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Recession-related state budget shortfalls are the result of revenue decline, not greater spending on Medicaid, a new report suggests.

So this is what hope feels like?

So this is what hope feels like?

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I don't know when I've ever heard louder joyful shouts of, "We didn't lose!"

Providers pleased with Supreme Court Medicaid decision

Providers pleased with Supreme Court Medicaid decision

The U.S. Supreme Court has not ruled against the idea of providers suing the state of California for its efforts to cut Medicaid reimbursements by 10%. The nation's highest court sent the case back to the 9th Circuit Court for further consideration.

West Virginia courts incorrectly applied federal law in nursing home arbitration cases, U.S. Supreme Court rules

The West Virginia Supreme Court must re-examine a major ruling that make nursing home arbitration agreements invalid, according to a U.S. Supreme Court decision Tuesday.

Twelve state attorneys general file brief in support the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion

Twelve state attorneys general file brief in support the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion

The attorneys general of 12 states, plus one governor, filed an amicus brief last week with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Affordable Care Act's expansion of Medicaid.

Supreme Court to hear suit regarding proposed cuts to Medicaid providers

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in a case that could ultimately allow the state of California—and others— to make payment cuts to Medicaid providers, including long-term care operators.

Advocacy groups file class action lawsuit over Medicare therapy policy

Advocacy groups file class action lawsuit over Medicare therapy policy

Five national groups filed a class action lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services over a Medicare policy that requires a patient to exhibit "demonstrable improvements" in order to qualify for skilled nursing care and physical, speech and occupational therapy.

Supreme Court opts not to hear healthcare reform challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined a request from a conservative California legal group to hear a challenge to the Obama administration's healthcare reform bill. The group took issue with the bill's mandate requiring all Americans to purchase health insurance.

Medicaid providers in California win in legal challenge over program cuts

The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a federal appeals court ruling that says California's Medicaid providers have a right to challenge state cuts to Medi-Cal provider fees.