SKILLED NURSING-BASED RESPIRATORY THERAPY SERVICES

Strategically Positioning Skilled Nursing Facilities for Success Under the Affordable Care Act Beginning October 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) began to penalize acute care hospitals for readmitting patients diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) within 30 days of discharge. This was the result of the national Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program,… Continue reading SKILLED NURSING-BASED RESPIRATORY THERAPY SERVICES