CMS must ‘ease burdens’ if it wants more long-stay residents in value-based care: report
Jan 29, 2024
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must do more to move states away from an “extremely bifurcated” Medicare and Medicaid system that sometimes leaves dually eligible beneficiaries confused...
Profiteering by nursing agencies predicted as providers weigh staffing mandate
Sep 11, 2023
Skilled nursing operators are warning that overreliance on temporary workers will worsen under a proposed federal staffing mandate.
Lawmakers reignite attacks against ‘scam’ Medicare Advantage plans
Jessica R. Towhey
Jul 27, 2023
Federal lawmakers and activists are turning up the heat again on Medicare Advantage, a month after 300 members of Congress told the federal agency that oversees the system to make it easier to manage.
Nursing homes finally seeing benefits of Medicare Advantage supplemental services
Jan 30, 2023
Supplemental benefits designed to address seniors’ health and well-being have long targeted community-dwelling beneficiaries. They have grown from simple dental and vision add-ons to a wide swath of...