On October 1, 2020 The President signed the extenders bill that allowed for a delay in the repayment of Medicare Accelerated payments for SNF's .
October 5, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released information on the reporting of information relative to the Provider Relief Fund (PRF).
November 17, 2020
Washington State Nursing Facilities are eligible for a $6000 incentive for certain admissions.
Bill Hartung, Director of Reimbursement
November 20, 2020
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) opened up a process for providers to submit applications for distributions of $17 billion in CARES Act Phase 4 and $8.5 billion in ARP rural funds.
April 15, 2022
There has been some confusion and differing opinions on revenue recognition for funds received under the CARES Act. Understand the eligible expense and revenue recognition under the various programs.
December 10, 2020
WAC 388-96-760 requires that the average customary charges to the “general public” be greater than the average payment rate from Medicaid.
Bill Ulrich, President/CEO
April 7, 2022
Health Plans Payment of Health ClaimsIn March 2022 the Department of Health and Human Services released guidance regarding health planspayments of health care claims using virtual credit cards and adopted HIPAA standards in accordancewith 45 Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) §§ 162.1601 and 162.1602(d).
April 11, 2023
CMS is preparing to release the long-awaited nursing home staffing standard which they promisedsometime this spring. According to my celestial calendar, that means by June 20, 2023, give, or take afew hours. While we have little insight into the CMS proposal, there are numerous options. When thestaffing standard is finally released, here are a few things that could be under consideration.
May 11, 2023