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CMS expands therapy payment research

The government is expanding its research into alternative therapy payments, to consider more holistic changes to the way Medicare reimburses skilled nursing facilities, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Tuesday.

SNF, CCRC spending expected to rise 69%

Spending on nursing homes and continuing care retirement communities is expected to roughly keep pace with total U.S. healthcare spending during the next decade, according to the annual “National Health Expenditures Projections” report released last month.

Therapy buck stops at SNF

A legal settlement involving two long-term care companies accused of not sufficiently controlling their contracted therapy provider’s billing practices has created anxieties among skilled nursing operators.

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