Printer Friendly

Opposition arises to MedPAC's inflation decision.

The Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care issued a statement voicing its dissatisfaction with the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) resistance to an annual inflation adjustment for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and to freeze 2008 payments. MedPAC also wants to implement a site-neutral postacute payment system. With the increasing cost of providing quality long-term care, a normal annual inflation update would help to sustain quality gains in nursing homes across the country, an American Health Care Association press release stated.
COPYRIGHT 2007 Non Profit Times Publishing Group
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2007, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:INDUSTRY UPDATE
Publication:Contemporary Long Term Care
Date:Mar 1, 2007
Words:80
Previous Article:Genesis HealthCare sold for $1.7 billion.
Next Article:Sunrise to recast 2005 financial statement.


Related Articles
Let's reassess accounting standards.
Medicare Advisors Ask if RUGs Are "Salvageable".
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. (Members on the Move).
Inflation-indexed debt instruments.
FY'06 Medicare payments to LTCs could rise 3.1%.
CDP hearing procedures.
EGYPT - Feb 7 - Cairo Cracks Down On Illegal Muslim Group.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters