Pre-existing neurological conditions forecast COVID survivors’ need for ongoing care
May 12, 2021
In one group of hospitalized COVID patients, 82% had self-reported or clinically diagnosed neurological symptoms. “Even if the pandemic is completely eradicated, we are still talking about millions of...
SNFs could see 50% payment reduction for Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan claims
May 21, 2013
The federal government’s Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan will reduce its payments to skilled nursing facilities by 50% as of June 15, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services....
ACA proposed rules announced on pre-existing conditions, wellness programs
Nov 21, 2012
Government officials moved forward with Affordable Care Act provisions Tuesday that include banning health insurance companies from discriminating based on pre-existing conditions, outlining standards...
NFL union rejects long-term care proposal for players
Nov 15, 2010
The National Football League Players Association, the union representing NFL players, rejected a proposal for long-term care insurance because the policy’s pre-existing conditions clause would exclude...