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CMS proposes raising payment rates for hospice, skilled nursing and rehab

from Modern HealthCare   |   April 21, 2016 The CMS has dropped three payment rules that propose increased payments to skilled-nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and hospice care, and implemented new quality measures. The agency Thursday proposed nearly doubling the increase skilled-nursing facilities received last year. This would amount to a $800 million bump. Last year […]

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How the Seasons Influence Who is in Skilled Nursing Beds

from Senior Housing News   |   April 13, 2016 April brings budding trees and the start of baseball season, but does it also bring a change in the mix of skilled nursing facility residents? It’s possible, if The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) is to be believed. The organization on Wednesday provided […]

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