Recovery Audit Contractors collected $1.8 million in Medicare overpayments made to skilled nursing facilities in fiscal year 2013, according to a Congressional report released in late September.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should openly urge Congress to change therapy reimbursement, the nation’s largest long-term care provider association stated in recent written comments to CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner.
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Dementia care is an ever-changing discipline that requires a long-term commitment to training and staff development. Approached sensibly, a strong program will pay dividends far down the road. Experts give tips here on how to best prepare staff to care for residents with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.