Topic: Skilled Nursing Facilities
Vanguard agreed to pay more than $18 million to resolve a lawsuit brought by the U.S. DOJ and the state of Tennessee for Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
An HHS investigation discovered that CMS paid millions of dollars for skilled nursing facility services without meeting the proper guidelines.
CMS is making it easier for accountable care organizations that accept downside risk to obtain waivers for the nursing home "three-day rule."
Discharge planning is fraught with pitfalls, according to a new report, but effective communication and adaptability can help providers avoid them.
A newly unsealed whistleblower lawsuit claims Molina violated the False Claims Act by failing to implement a "SNFist" program.
Former HHS Secretary Tom Price has a new job with incoming Georgia governor Brian Kemp's transition team, plus more healthcare headlines.
Johns Hopkins launched a care coordination program that boosted outcomes and saved millions in costs for some of Baltimore’s most vulnerable patients.
A new set of clinical guidelines for palliative care aims to emphasize its value to patients of all ages to boost access and quality.
President Trump and a prominent progressive traded barbs over a Medicare-for-all bill. Plus, are nursing homes scamming Medicare using dying patients?
Arkansas officials announce early results from Medicaid work requirements, plus more payer headlines from around the web.