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Long-Term Services and Supports Costly Now, More So in Future
Writing of The Financial Hardship Faced by Older Americans Needing Long-Term Services and Supports, authors Amber Willink, Karen Davis, John Mulcahy, Jennifer L. Wolff, and Judith Kasper found that ...
2019 SNF Reporting Deadlines Chart
This table provides a month-by-month look at when SNFs must report under the SNF Value-Based Payment (VBP) program, the SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP), and the Payroll Based Journal (PBJ) reporting requirements. ...
Medicare Advantage Carve-In for Hospice
In 2020, eligible MA health plans in all 50 states and territories may apply for the health plan innovations being tested under the VBID model, which is an expansion from the existing 25 states as required under The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. Beginning in CY 2021, the VBID model will also test including the Medicare hospice ...
Shutdown Ends; HUD Funding a Must
The partial federal government shutdown ended on January 25, after 35 days of disrupting HUD’s ability to obligate funds to rental assistance contracts and paralyzing other HUD functions.
Who’s Getting Raises at Assisted Living Communities?
Resident Assistants (RAs) in Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) showed a 4.05% increase in hourly rates in 2018, according to the 21st annual Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report, just