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LINK 2016

Post Acute Link (PAL) is a brand new management conference bringing together all four post acute sectors for the first time: SNF, Senior Living, Home Health, and Hospice. The audience for this conference is Chief, VP, & Director-Level professionals who work in operations, clinical, finance, marketing, IT, and purchasing. Medliance is attending this conference, and […]

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New overtime rule casts admin uncertainties for 500,000 healthcare workers

from | May 27, 2016 The Department of Labor’s (DOL) final overtime rule, announced two weeks ago, raises the salary threshold to qualify for overtime from $23,660 to $47,476, affecting 4.2 million Americans. The salary threshold was last raised in 2004, and the recent ruling marks the first time overtime eligibility has been raised so drastically. […]

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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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