Jobless Benefits

Lawmakers remove repeal of RUG-IV delay from new jobless benefits package

Lawmakers Wednesday night made a significant change to the jobless benefits package, H.R. 4213. They removed a repeal of a one-year delay to the implementation of the RUG-IV skilled nursing payment system, the American Health Care Association Thursday confirmed to McKnight's.

Senators likely to vote on tax extenders bill today

The Senate voted 60-40 Tuesday to end debate on a tax extenders bill, H.R. 4213. It is expected to approve the bill today.