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DeWine Orders To Rebid State’s Medicaid Contracts

With a goal of saving taxpayers’ dollars and securing a better deal for the state, Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered the Ohio Department of Medicaid to rebid the state’s contracts with private health insurance companies manage health care dollars. This article from @daytondailynews sheds light on this and more! View Article Here

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$2B SNF Payments Cut In 2020 Requested By MedPAC

Though Congress is not obligated to incorporate such requests into actual policy, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has asked to reduce SNF funding by $2 billion in 2020. See more on this from the @skilled_nursing article. View Article Here

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“Pathways to Success” Add to SNF Pressures

ACO’s currently have up to six years to avoid taking risk under the current Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). However, the “Pathways to Success” proposed by CMS would cut this timeframe to two years. See more on this in the article from @skilled_nursing. View Article Here

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SNF’s Must Adapt To Survive

These are very challenging times for SNF’s. This article from @skilled_nursing details out suggestions for smaller SNF’s to stay afloat until the “silver tsunami” arrives. View Article Here

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