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Highlights of Proposed Rules for Skilled Nursing Facilities, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, and Inpatient Psychiatric...

On May 1, 2014, CMS released proposed payment and policy changes for Medicare Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs), Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs), and Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities (IPFs). Some of the key changes...more

NY Bill Seeks to Strip Insurers of Discretion When Substance Abuse Services Should Be ERISA Preempted

The New York State Senate is considering passing Bill No. 4326 which seeks to address an epidemic of heroin and prescription drug abuse by requiring insurers to provide in-patient treatment to addicts. Publicity over the...more

Health Headlines: Also in the News - May 2014

CMS Proposes Payment Changes for Hospice Providers, SNFs, IRFs and Inpatient Psych Facilities โ€“ Last week, CMS issued proposed rules that would make certain payment and policy changes to the payment systems for...more

Alabama CON Report - April 2014

In this Issue: - I. Old Business - II. Certificate of Need Program - III. Reviewability Determinations and Pending Reviewability Determinations - III. New Business - Excerpt from Certificate of...more

Mississippi CON Report - April 2014

In this Report: I. March 2014 โ€“ Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting II. Certificate of Need Program Report โ€“ Filings/Reports Since February 2014 - A. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership - B....more

CMS Releases FY 2014 Medicare Payment Regulations for Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities

On July 29, CMS released a notice updating the prospective payment rates for Medicare inpatient services provided by inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPFs) effective October 1, 2013, for the 2014 fiscal year. CMS estimates...more

CMS Proposes FY 2014 Payment Rates and Policies for Medicare Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities

On May 2, 2013, CMS released a proposed rule [PDF] for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for fiscal year (FY) 2014. The proposed rule sets forth Medicare payment policies and rates governing...more

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