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2.2% Medicare raise slated for nursing homes

Nursing home operators will receive an aggregate $750 million Medicare pay increase for fiscal year 2021 under a final rule announced Friday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. It would amount to a 2.2% net increase starting Oct. 1, 2020, when fiscal year 2021 begins.

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Quote of the Day

“[Infection prevention] is a necessity and one which we as therapy and nursing teams must fully appreciate to protect our patients before, during and after care.”

Renee Kinder, Guest Columns, July 31