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Long Term Care Industry News Recap (Week of April 29, 2013)

As we mentioned in our newsletter, these stories can be found weekly here on our blog. Check out CMSCG’s Weekly Long Term Care News Recap every Friday for all the important long term care, compliance and healthcare news you may have missed during the week. If you haven’t signed up for our newsletter yet, you can fill out the signup for on the bottom of our website. We look forward to keeping in touch with you!

Here’s this week’s news you need to know:Fire Alarm

  • CMS proposes 1.4% hike for skilled nursing facilities | Modern Healthcare | ow.ly/kDzgQ
  • Federal Auditors Question Medical Necessity | Provider Magazine | ow.ly/kBv8g
  • Certain Honeywell fire alarms should be replaced or inspected, AHCA advises | McKnight’s Long Term Care News | ow.ly/kz7Zk
  • Health & Human Services (HHS) could be overwhelmed by whistle blower tips as potential payouts increase | Reuters News & Insight | ow.ly/kwSov

To close things out, here’s a good reminder from our friends at McKnight’s: The easiest rule to break in long-term care? ow.ly/kz2qv

Have a great weekend! Is there anything we missed? Let us know by posting relevant news links below.

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