September 01, 2017 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: September 01, 2017

Brian Jurutka

Profile: Brian Jurutka

If there’s a recurrent term for how people describe new National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care CEO, Brian Jurutka, it’s curiosity.

Court drops backlog order

The Department of Health and Human Services will have another shot at explaining why it believes a four-year timeline for clearing the current Medicare appeals backlog is “impossible,” thanks to an August court ruling.

Felicia F. Norwood

Court: SNFs allowed to fight delayed Medicaid payments

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled in August that 10 operators of Illinois long-term care facilities can move forward with a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (IDHFS), the organization that administers the state’s Medicaid program.

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