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MedPAC discusses draft 2018 payment recommendations for post-acute care

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission this week discussed draft recommendations that would forgo increases in or reduce Medicare payment rates in 2018 for home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-te Continue reading

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CMS Rescinds Erroneous Medicare Nursing Home Policy  || CMA

CMS has rescinded limiting changes to the scope and purpose of Medicare’s SNF coverage. The policy changes, issued this September, misstated and limited nursing home (SNF) coverage and care available under Medicare. Continue reading

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Will CMS Kill the 3-Night Rule?

The average number of days that patients spend in the hospital are gradually declining, due to various factors, including just plain better medicine, but in some cases this works against both providers and patients. The most obvious example is the … Continue reading

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