Sabra finalizes sale of 20 Genesis facilities … Some Republicans, including Majority Whip Steve Scalise, ready to fight another another ObamaCare repeal round … Nursing home providers want...
Biting off your nose to spite Obama’s face
Sep 25, 2017
It’s hard to describe how incredibly dangerous and stupid the latest GOP effort to replace Obamacare really is. But I’ll try.
Gear up for another healthcare payment fight
Sep 20, 2017
Watching the GOP try to force through its latest healthcare reform plan, which would once again hit Medicaid hard, I was reminded of something my mother used to jokingly say: “It’s like deja...
How do people really feel about the ACA?
Jul 06, 2017
When it comes to social media, I tend to think providers worry a little too much.
The ACA repeal and its impact on nursing homes
Jeffrey M. Levine, M.D., AGSF
May 15, 2017
The public dialogue surrounding repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has made little mention of the nuts and bolts of the legislation that would be lost when...
Giving Trump a chance
Nov 14, 2016
It’s interesting to see how this sector has generally responded to Donald Trump’s recent presidential victory. In some quarters, demonstrators have taken to the streets. Others are predicting...
Obama sending mixed message on Medicare prescription prices
Apr 30, 2015
Prescription drug prices are likely to resurface as a hot political potato in the looming presidential race, beginning with the president’s recent bombshell that he wants to let Medicare bargain...
Providers ponder prospect of Supreme Court killing Obamacare
Feb 26, 2015
Individuals struggling to make ends meet and long-term care providers relying on a solvent Medicaid program could be on opposite ends of the verdict when the U.S. Supreme Court begins deliberations on...
Also in the news for Tuesday, February 10
Feb 10, 2015
Hospice company settles False Claims Act allegations for $4 million … Colorado says no to right-to-die legislation … NYT examines Obamacare’s issue for GOP … PA recovers $1.8 million...
A workweek tweak that’s worth the fight
Jan 09, 2015
The new Congress hadn’t even officially started and already a major fight over stipulations for a new work-week threshold was heating up. Obamacare doesn’t have the answer this time.