TITLE

CMS to pay for skilled nursing facilities

AUTHOR(S)
McCarty, Mark
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;8/10/2011, Vol. 15 Issue 149, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a fee schedule announced by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for skilled nursing facilities for fiscal 2012. The document, which was published in the August 8, 2011 edition of the "Federal Register," cited the factors that were considered in the calculation. The document was criticized by American Health Care Association president and chief executive officer (CEO) Mark Parkinson, who stated that it negatively affects medical care for seniors.
ACCESSION #
64371239

 

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