In a recent Holleran Insight Poll, more than 500 senior living leaders responded to questions on a variety of relevant topics, including whether they had been contacted recently by an employment recruiter, whether their co-workers are fully engaged in their jobs, whether their work day is productive, and whether their organization extends its mission to the greater senior community.
Hospital observation stays would count toward establishing Medicare eligibility for post-acute services, under comprehensive reforms in a new draft bill from the House Committee on Ways and Means. The Hospitals Improvements for Payment (HIP) Act of 2014 proposes a new hospital prospective payment system to be in place by fiscal year 2020. Its goal is to address problems with how short stays are reimbursed.
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