Beware of the Deficit Reduction Act

Cona, Jennifer B.
October 2006
Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Oct2006, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p46
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The article focuses on the passage of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) that aims to reduce Medicaid fraud in the U.S. It cites the impact of the increase in the look-back period in the DRA on healthcare facilities. The law also postpones the start date for a penalty period based on asset transfers. The DRA became effective in January 2006.


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