Tag: readmission

Nursing home residents sue over evictions

The state of California is being sued by three nursing home residents who claim that they have been illegally evicted from their nursing homes after hospital admissions. They claim that because they are expensive to care for and are on Medicaid, that the nursing home takes advantage of the absence and denies them readmission. One […]

Ask the expert: Changing of payers and PPS schedule

Q: I have always been instructed that if someone changes skilled payers, such as from a Medicare Advantage Plan to regular Medicare Part A, that the PPS schedule has to be restarted.  Someone asked me where to find the documentation for this, and I am having difficulty locating this. Can you please give me some […]