June 26 is the deadline to submit comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed rules for inpatient rehabilitation facilities and skilled nursing facilities for fiscal year 2018. For more on the rules, see last month’s AHA Regulatory Advisories for members on the proposed IRF and SNF provisions. CMS recently extended the comment deadline to Aug. 25 for its advance notice of proposed reforms to the SNF prospective payment system for FY 2019.
The Centers for Medicare…
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should take certain actions to ensure compliance with the three-day rule for skilled nursing facilities.
The AHA yesterday urged Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., not to re-introduce legislation that would establish rehabilitation innovation…
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Also in this weekly roundup of health care news: how mandated access to at-home palliative care has made all the difference for some patients; and a town’s…
The House of Representatives yesterday voted 400-11 to pass a health care bill (H.R. 7127) that includes the ACE Kids Act.