January 01, 2018 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: January 01, 2018

Senator Bob Corker

LTC-favored provisions were saved in final tax bill version

The House passed a sweeping tax reform bill Dec. 20 that the Senate had tweaked and approved hours earlier in the middle of the night. The conversion of a few Senate holdouts in the days previous erased suspense and put the tax overhaul over the top. The Senate ultimately passed the bill 51-48, entirely along…

GAO seeks anti-fraud plan

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should beef up its fraud-fighting efforts with a risk-based antifraud strategy for Medicare and Medicaid, the Government Accountability Office said in December.

State Sen. Joe Negron

State News for January 2018

Increasing Medicaid rates to Florida nursing homes is a “very strong priority” in the upcoming state legislative session, the state Senate president said …

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