CMS - McKnight's Long Term Care News

CMS

Proposed 9% cut to therapy ‘potentially devastating’

A proposal to cut 9% from Medicare payments for physical and occupational therapy under the federal government’s Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule for 2021 could potentially have a “devastating impact” on providers if it goes into effect as presented, advocates warned Tuesday.

2.2% Medicare raise slated for nursing homes

Nursing home operators will receive an aggregate $750 million Medicare pay increase for fiscal year 2021 under a final rule announced Friday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. It would amount to a 2.2% net increase starting Oct. 1, 2020, when fiscal year 2021 begins.

Next post in News