Policy Changes related to Medicare Advantage (MA); Proposed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Rule; Home Health Update; More
Topic: Issue Brief
The Federal Budget & Omnibus Bill; Tipping the Scales Toward Medicare Advantage (MA); Budget Act of 2018; More
Expedited v. Standard Appeals – Not Knowing the Difference Can Cost You Your Appeal Rights; Federal Budget, Medicare Extenders, CHIP Reauthorization; Proposed Part C & D Rule for CY 2019; More
CMS Steering People to Medicare Advantage; More Enrollment News; Affordable Care Act Updates; Litigation Updates; More.
The Improvement Standard and Jimmo v. Sebelius; Home Health Access; the Federal Health Care Landscape, and More.
CMS rules and policies are resulting in neglected care and endangered safety for some Medicare beneficiaries. While Medicare home health coverage laws apply equally to all individuals, equitable application of coverage laws has been impeded by administrative payment rules and quality measure incentives that favor beneficiaries who have short-term care needs and disfavor those with long-term, chronic care needs.
An update on the the devastation that would be caused by the Senate's health care repeal bill and the President's proposed budget, and more.
CMA Issue Brief - Medicare Home Health Coverage Should Be Based on the Need for Skilled Care;
Improvement Is Not Required.
House Passes AHCA, Updates on Home Health, SGD's & Other Issues
This is Part Two of a Ten-Part CMA Issue Brief Series to examine, and inform work to resolve, the growing crisis in access to Medicare home health coverage and necessary care.
Today the Center for Medicare Advocacy launches a Ten-Part Series to examine and continue work to resolve the growing crisis in access to Medicare home health coverage and necessary care.
Have regulatory changes at the federal level, while not specifically directed at the goal of increasing nurse staffing, actually led, or may potentially lead, to improved staffing levels at nursing facilities?