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Hospitals & Nursing Homes: Patients Caught In Conflict

A wrenching conflict is emerging as the COVID-19 virus storms through U.S. communities: Some patients are falling into a no man’s land between hospitals and nursing homes.

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Observation Care: Federal Judge Rules Medicare Patients Can Challenge Status

If the government does not challenge the decision and patients win their appeals, Medicare could pay them millions of dollars for staggeringly high nursing home bills.

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Nursing Home Rehab Ratings Now Online

For the first time, the federal government is shining a spotlight on the quality of rehabilitation care at nursing homes.

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If Medicare Disappears Rehabilitation For Patients Could Suffer

Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services, the department responsible for the administration of Medicare, has indicated that he might eliminate the program.

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Salem rehab hospital to close

SALEM — A Salem rehabilitation hospital that can trace its roots in the city to the 18th century is closing its doors in September. Spaulding Hospital officials tell The Salem News that upcoming changes in federal regulations designed to cut Medicare costs will lead to dramatic reductions in the types of patients Spaulding will be […]

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Choosing the rehabilitation facility

By Brenda Diaz Surgery, whether expected or unexpected, is no walk in the park. It is painful, and in most circumstances, recuperation and rehabilitation takes much longer than one anticipates. Selecting a rehabilitation center can be quite an undertaking, especially if it is for an unexpected injury. There are outpatient rehabilitation centers and in patient […]

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