Cost, conversion of long-stay residents fuel resistance to 3-day stay waiver
Apr 26, 2023
A new study of a key COVID-19 waiver backs up longstanding concerns that removing a hospital stay as a requirement for Medicare-covered nursing home care would shift too many long-term residents to skilled...
Waiver of 3-day stay didn’t increase costs or lower outcomes in CMS study
Feb 27, 2023
Waivers of a 3-day stay requirement for patients covered by accountable care organizations did not lead to more bad outcomes or lengthen nursing home stays, a federal analysis has found.