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Takeaways and Highlights from Payments, Policy, & Capital Summit

By: Bill Kauffman and Ryan Brooks  |  February 15, 2021

Skilled Nursing News’ Payments, Policy, and Capital Summit brought together executives, policy professionals, and capital providers to share their thoughts on the recent past, present, and future of the skilled nursing industry. Highlights and key takeaways from the three-day virtual event are summarized here.

Regulatory Environment  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Announcing COVID-19: CMS Regulatory Review

By: Bill Kauffman and Ryan Brooks  |  April 10, 2020

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have taken numerous critical steps to ensure U.S. health care facilities are prepared to respond to the threat of disease caused by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. These actions include deadline extensions, policy waivers, benefit expansions, and a reprioritization of certain surveys to grant flexibilities to skilled nursing operators and allow them to take the necessary steps to provide uninterrupted care to their communities.