May 17, 2011
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the introduction of two new tools, aimed at improving care and reducing costs by aligning Medicare and Medicaid programs.
April 19, 2011
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid proposed a rule which may potentially prevent assisted living providers from participating in the Home and Community Based Waiver Program by limiting the definition of what constitutes as a community based option.
March 29, 2011
A new law that requires Medicare enrollees to see a doctor in order to get benefits for home health care is generating objections from home health agencies, hospitals, and consumer groups, who argue that the law will jeopardize access to home health among
February 8, 2011
The bill to repeal last year’s healthcare reform law was defeated in the Senate last week, but the fight is far from over. Many Republicans and some Democrats still have plans to chip away at law. Meanwhile, the Courts have been engaged by 28 states to we
December 14, 2010
The open enrollment period for Medicare ends Dec. 31. Have you reminded residents and families to review their plans?
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