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CMS Final Rules Issued

Final Rules Issued

Final Rules Issued

Final Rules Issued

The final rules have been issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for long term and subacute providers. Providers feel that the new rules are impossible to meet in the time frame provided.

The issue is not that the patient care centered changes are not appropriate or even long over due. The issue for the providers is the timeline and the work force requirements. Under the current timeline for implementation the providers believe that they are being set up for failure. The regulations and the timeline fail to recognize the difficult workforce environment, the lack of specific guidelines and resources to implement them...

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Representative Price is Right

Representative Price is Right

Representative Price is Right

Representative Price is right

Long term and subacute providers believe that Representative Price is right for their ringing endorsement. President Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Health and Human Resources is a fellow provider with a unique understanding of this segment of healthcare.

The feeling is that Rep. Tom price (R-Ga), a former practicing orthopedic surgeon and fellow provider, will bring a more sympathetic and pragmatic eye to healthcare administration. Providers have found the Price to be supportive of long term and subacute sectors and that he understands the role these two levels of care provide for patients.

Price’s understanding of the pat...

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