TITLE

(CMS) Payment Rates Increase for Skilled Nursing Facilities

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Aging News Alert;7/30/2010, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is planning to raise Medicare payment rates for financial year 2011 for skilled nursing facilities by 1.7 percent. CMS is also proposing changes to the Medicare home health payments for 2011. The proposal calls for a 4.75 percent decrease in Medicare payments to home health agencies for 2011.
ACCESSION #
52762059

 

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