Therapy Payment

CMS: Schedule up in the air for new RCS-1 therapy classification system

CMS: Schedule up in the air for new RCS-1 therapy classification system

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A replacement payment system pitched by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid last spring is no closer to being finalized or implemented, officials said during an Open Door Forum conference call Thursday.

CMS expands therapy payment research

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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.