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SNF/LTC Open Door Forum to hit hot topics

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' monthly Open Door Forum conference call for skilled nursing and long-term care stakeholders will discuss a blockbuster list of hot topics Thursday. The agenda includes a Payroll-Based Journal update, talk about SNF waivers for the CJR initiative, and Nursing Home Compare Quality Measure updates.

Sleeper measures could cut Medicare payments to skilled care operators

Sleeper measures could cut Medicare payments to skilled care operators

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As far as skilled care is concerned, most recent reporting on a major Medicare bill has all but overlooked what's in the bill for the sector. And it's not trivial.

Medicare reform proposal needs fixes for long-term care physicians, AMDA says

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Prospective Medicare changes regarding physician payments might unfairly penalize doctors working in long-term care settings, according to a prominent medical directors association.