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The American Health Care Association filed a lawsuit on Monday fighting back against the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' recently issued ban on pre-dispute arbitration agreements in nursing homes.
The nation's largest skilled nursing pharmacy provider has agreed to pay $28 million to settle allegations that it received kickbacks to promote use of an anti-seizure medication to nursing home residents, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday.
Skilled nursing providers may have to "teach" industry stakeholders about how recent changes to the Five-Star Quality Rating System impacted their ratings in order to maintain successful network partnerships, one expert stressed on Monday.