Nursing Home Reimbursement Changes

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Article Publication Date: 
8/3/2011
Summary: 
This letter provides State Directors of State Units on Aging (SUAs) with information regarding the CMS decision to reduce Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) payments by 11.1% for FY 2012 (a reduction of $3.87 billion). The decision is supposed to create more efficiency in the Prospective Payment System (PPS). The memo describes the implications of such a decision coupled with frozen or reduced Medicaid payments to SNFs and Long Term Care Hospitals (LTCHs).
Article Author: 
Cheek, Mike
Topics: 
Medicaid
Populations: 
N/A
Sources: 
NASUAD
Programs/Initiatives: 
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Keywords: 
Long-Term Care
Medicare

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