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New Medicare ACO to be unveiled soon

The government’s top health insurer has announced that providers could get a first look at a new type of Medicare accountable care organization this month. It has been modeled closely after a controversial managed care program and includes new waivers for skilled nursing facilities.

Upon further review

Upon further review

Providers recoiling from recent uptick in therapy claim audits should expect even more scrutiny in the future as regulators look to increase surveillance.

HHS Inspector General Daniel Levinson

OIG slams SNFs for overbilling

Nursing home advocates are expected to kick into high-gear defense mode after a new federal report asserted Tuesday that providers are overcharging Medicare to the tune of $1.5 billion annually.

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