CMS proposes 1.0% Medicare raise for nursing homes
James M. Berklan
Apr 28, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has recommended increasing Medicare payments to skilled nursing facilities by $390 million in fiscal 2018.
Fix flaws before changing nursing home pay: AHCA says
James M. Berklan
Aug 01, 2013
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should consider a higher market basket update for nursing homes due to improper calculations that could be costing providers, the American Health Care Association...
CMS should delay changing nursing home Medicare payments due to flawed calculations, AHCA says
Jul 02, 2013
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should hold off on updating Medicare skilled nursing facility reimbursement rates due to potential problems in its calculation methods, the American Health...
CMS: Medicare rate increase would boost SNF payments by $500 million
May 02, 2013
Total Medicare reimbursements to skilled nursing facilities would increase by $500 million in 2014 under the new payment rate proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The agency is also...
Providers storm Capitol Hill to lobby for favorable Medicare, Medicaid funding
Jul 15, 2011
Pushing for less drastic cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, more than 400 long-term care operators visited their lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Thursday as part of the American Health Care Association’s...
MedPAC votes against cost-of-living increase for skilled nursing facilities in FY 2012
Jan 14, 2011
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has recommended that Congress not provide a cost-of-living increase, also known as a market-basket update, for skilled nursing facilities in fiscal year...