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SNF’s Anticipate 6% Increase In Liability Claims This Year

According to the American Health Care Association and professional services firm Aon, nursing homes will see a 6% increase in liability claims this year, composed of a 3% increase in claims frequency and a 3% increase in claim size. Providing little to no write-offs, Access Advantage helps our members get the most possible dollars out

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Skilled Nursing Facilities Struggle With Inefficient Transfers

Choosing the right SNF is a very important decision for patients and families when transferring from the hospital. If a SNF that does not meet their need is selected, they run a much higher risk of re-hospitalization, longer length of stay and mortality. This article from @skilled_nursing details out how @UnitedHospFund and others are looking

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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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