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Medicare Patients Win the Right to Appeal Gap in Nursing Home Coverage

Kaiser Health News

A three-judge federal appeals court panel in Connecticut has likely ended an 11-year fight against a frustrating and confusing rule that left hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries without coverage for nursing home care, and no way to challenge a denial. But it can have serious repercussions.

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How Can Nursing Homes’ Data Problem Be Solved?

HIT Consultant

Joel Landau, founder and chairman of The Allure Group Nursing homes have embraced technology, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, to help seniors, staff, and clinicians better communicate with one another and for residents to stay in touch with loved ones. Nursing homes are evolving. percent of U.S.


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CMS Proposes Minimum Staffing Requirements and Enhanced Facility Assessments for Nursing Homes

C&M Health Law

Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a much anticipated and contested proposed rule that seeks to establish minimum staffing level requirements for nursing homes. hours of nursing staff per resident per day, or 3.0 HPRD from nurse aids (NAs). [2]

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Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements: Recent Trends in Citation Risks and Solutions

Hall Render

In 2023, nursing homes have seen increased citations by surveyors for noncompliance tied to their pre-dispute, binding agreements for binding arbitration with their residents. The Arbitration Regulations revised the requirements for arbitration agreements when they are used by nursing homes to resolve disputes with their residents.

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Biden administration proposes minimum staffing standards for nursing homes

Fierce Healthcare

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has made good on President Joe Biden’s word during the 2022 State of the Union with new proposed staffing requirements for nursing homes. |

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Nursing Home Update: OIG Reveals Failure to Comply with Nursing Home Life Safety and Emergency Preparedness Regulations

Hall Render

Department of Health and Human Services found that most skilled nursing facilities (“nursing homes”) in Georgia that it surveyed are not correctly complying with life safety requirements or emergency preparedness requirements. The Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) of the U.S.

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CMS issues final nursing home Medicare pay rule for 2024

Modern Healthcare

Skilled nursing faciltiies will receive a higher Medicare pay bump in fiscal 2024 than proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in April.