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Archive for August 10th, 2012

Faced with growing complaints about the “observation stay loophole,” the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is launching a pilot program that could ultimately help beneficiaries afford nursing home care.


Proponents of a bill to cut out the “observation stay” Medicare loophole got a boost from a House of Representatives member Wednesday.


Those most likely to benefit from participation in accountable care organizations may face the biggest barriers to enrollment, a new report suggests.