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Nursing Home / Skilled Nursing Facility Care

WEBMedicare Part A provides payment for post-hospital care in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) for up to 100 days during each spell of illness. A “spell of illness” begins …

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Choosing Between Traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage

WEBIf you are eligible for Medicare you can chose between getting Medicare benefits through traditional Medicare (also known as original Medicare and traditional …

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Chronic Conditions

WEBServices for Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions Many beneficiaries and providers often have questions about obtaining Medicare and Medicare Advantage coverage for …

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New Substance Use Disorder Coverage in Medicare in 2024

WEBGuest article by Deb Steinberg, Senior Health Policy Attorney, Legal Action Center. On November 2, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) …

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Older Americans Act Provides Assistance for Supportive Services

WEBThe OAA includes a wide variety of services that may assist those receiving home health care under Medicare or Medicaid. In passing the OAA in 1965, Congress …

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Medicare for People Under 65

WEBPursuant to a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, the Center for Medicare Advocacy is undertaking …

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Improvement Standard and

WEBThe Center for Medicare Advocacy and Vermont Legal Aid brought the Jimmo v.Sebelius class action lawsuit on behalf of beneficiaries who were being denied Medicare …

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CMS Replaces all Eight Care-Specific Websites with Single …

WEBCMS Replaces all Eight Care-Specific Websites with Single Website: Care Compare. December 10, 2020

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Medicare Home Health Frequently Asked Questions

WEBPO Box 350, Willimantic, CT 06226 / 11 Ledgebrook Drive, Mansfield, CT 06250. (860) 456-7790. MedicareAdvocacy.org. private-pay home health services. All Medicare …

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Is the Nursing Home Industry Irrevocably Changed

WEBApril 13, 2023. The nursing home industry, as we know it today, is diminished and may be disappearing. Starting before the pandemic, nursing home utilization was declining. …

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The Changing Demographics of Nursing Home Care: Greater …

WEBA major public policy goal in the United States is "rebalancing" the long-term care system – reducing what was formerly, for many people, a near-total reliance on …

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Know Jimmo CMS Reminder to MA Plans

WEBIn a February 2024 memo, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reminded Medicare Advantage organizations that the Jimmo Settlement …clarified that the …

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Reducing Hospital Readmissions by Addressing the Causes

WEBApril 18, 2016. Reports that 20% or more of unplanned hospital readmissions are avoidable has led to considerable interest in policymakers in reducing readmissions. [1] …

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Private Equity Companies Continue Buying Nursing Facilities

WEBMost recently, DAC Acquisition LLC acquired Diversicare, a company with 61 nursing centers with 7,250 beds (among its 397 licensed facilities), agreed to pay …

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NURSING HOME SAFETY & PROFITS

WEB2. Nursing homes have experienced years of Medicaid rate cuts or stagnation. 3. Nursing homes operate at or close to a loss related party transactions in

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Nursing Facilities Owned By Private Equity Firms Have Higher …

WEBRecent analyses of private equity firms find that facilities taken over by private equity firms provide poorer care to residents and have lower nurse staffing …

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Bill To Recognize Essential Caregivers Introduced in Congress

WEBBill To Recognize Essential Caregivers Introduced in Congress. Federal law gives nursing home residents the right to “immediate access” to their immediate family …

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What “No Harm” Really Means for Residents

WEBPage | 3 • Though the facility’s policy is to immediately inform the resident when there is a need to discontinue or change an existing form of treatment or to commence a new form …

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