Post-Acute Care

Dec 18, 2017
AHA outlines its opposition to a potential policy that would cut payments to hospitals treating hospice patients.
Dec 15, 2017
Medicare will cover skilled nursing facility care without a three-day inpatient hospital stay for certain beneficiaries affected by this month’s wildfires in southern California, the Centers for Medicare…
Dec 11, 2017
Learn more about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule for CY 2018 for Home Health PPS, as well as the final rules for Inpatient Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, and Long Term Care Hospital prospective payment systems for FY 2018.
  Post-Acute Members-Only Calls: Proposed and Final Rules for 2018 Learn more about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule for CY 2018 for Home Health PPS, as well as the final rules for Inpatient Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, and Long Term Care Hospital…
Dec 11, 2017
HealthEast's Community Health Needs Assessment Informs Health Care System's Post-Acute Transition
2012 Post-Acute Care Member Dialogues HealthEast's Community Health Needs Assessment Informs Health Care System's Post-Acute Transition Held Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Please join your colleagues and me for a presentation and discussion about HealthEast Care System's experience conducting a…
Dec 8, 2017
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission this week discussed several draft recommendations for Congress, which it could vote on in January. The proposals would make recommendations to increase payment rates for hospital inpatient and outpatient services by 1.25% in 2019; eliminate the 2019 and 2020…
Dec 1, 2017
Comments to MedPAC commissioners on draft recommendations on improving incentives in the emergency department (ED) payment systems, increasing the equity of payments within each post-acute care (PAC) setting and refining an alternative to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
Nov 15, 2017
On Nov. 7, the CMS published its calendar year 2018 final rule for the home health prospective payment system.