Final regulations required for October 1, 2013 open enrollment are largely unchanged from the proposed rule.
On August 30, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of the Department of Health and Human...more
Final rule aims to improve the quality and consistency of care between long-term care facilities and hospice providers but may increase conflict between facility and provider staff.
OIG touts substantial benefits of disclosing, provides greater detail for different types of disclosures, and captures 15 years of OIG Self-Disclosure Protocol experience....more
Amid alleged failures of skilled nursing facilities to meet care and discharge planning requirements, OIG identifies substantial payment errors....more