Medicare appeals at the administrative law judge level will be suspended for two years due to backlog,...
Jan 17, 2014
Long-term care providers filing to have a Medicare claims appeal heard by an administrative law judge will not have the case assigned to a judge for at least two years, according to the Office of Medicare...
Resident’s gruesome death warrants steep fines: court
Nov 01, 2013
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services was justified in fining a Kentucky skilled nursing facility $4,050 a day for three months following a resident’s death, a U.S. Appeals Court recently...
Things heating up in case of the runny eggs
Jun 03, 2013
Looks like CMS and nursing home inspectors have more than a little egg on their face, thanks to a recent circuit court ruling in favor of a wrongly accused operator.