Keep your head up: Your pay rule comments are due by June 10!
Neville M. Bilimoria
Apr 25, 2022
Perhaps the proposed rule will allow providers to tell their story to CMS, and this time make the agency’s key personnel understand that a reimbursement cut right now is unreasonable.
COVID-19 dealt a devastating blow to nursing homes — don’t let looming cuts make it worse
Jul 12, 2021
In late June, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General released a report stating that approximately 42% of Medicare beneficiaries in nursing homes were diagnosed with...
Proposed rule and quality: What your rehab team should know
Jun 17, 2021
The future of quality-driven care is coming. Is your therapy team ready? Reviews of the FY 2022 SNF PPS Proposed Rule often highlight key areas related to data trending, lack of budget neutrality and forthcoming...
Medicare would cover breakthrough technology quicker under CMS proposal
Sep 01, 2020
Nursing home residents would have more access to new and breakthrough technology as treatment options under a new Medicare coverage pathway proposed by the federal health officials.
Trump orders permanent telehealth service expansion
Aug 05, 2020
Telehealth use has exploded during the pandemic following temporary Medicare coverage expansions. The White House and CMS would like to keep the changes.
Listening instead of reacting
Oct 29, 2015
Reimbursement model changes should bring freedom back to the licensed professional.
Proposed managed care rule could accelerate shift away from nursing home care, official suggests
Oct 30, 2014
Proposed regulations slated for early 2015 likely will affect how Medicaid managed care balances home- versus facility-based long-term care, news sources reported Wednesday.
CMS clarifies Medicaid eligibility requirements under the Affordable Care Act
Mar 19, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a final rule clarifying eligibility and income standards for the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
New CMS rule would make Medicare data available to providers
Jun 06, 2011
In a move to help consumers find high-quality care and help providers offer it, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a new proposed rule that would let qualified organizations access...
Providers request significant changes to ACOs prior to implementation
Jun 03, 2011
As the comment period on the accountable care organizations proposed federal rule approaches its end, provider groups and pilot programs are asking for numerous changes, including reducing quality improvement...