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Medicare claim appeals agency gets funding boost under Trump budget ... Four charged with insider trading involving Medicare reimbursement information ... Vitamin D supplements may help with pain management

The version of the American Health Care Act passed by the House earlier this month would cut Medicaid spending by $834 billion over ten years, according to an analysis published Wednesday by the Congressional Budget Office.

Medicaid fraud teams recover nearly $20 million from SNF cases ... Administration seeks delay in case over ACA subsidies ... Study finds gaps in use of advance directives among SNF residents on dialysis

President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 was published on Tuesday, and it shows higher cuts to Medicaid funding than previously anticipated.

LeadingAge is teaming up with the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts-Boston for a new research center focused on improving aspects of long-term services and supports, the groups announced on Tuesday.

GAO: Pre-payment claim reviews would help move Medicare away from 'pay and chase' ... Providers can prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia, researchers say ... Medicare could save millions by cutting 'lump-sum' option for power wheelchairs

A group of more than 75 national organizations are encouraging Senate legislators to "reject" the American Health Care Act in the interest of protecting the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

President Donald Trump's first official budget plan would slash more than $800 billion from the Medicaid program over 10 years, according to published reports.

SNF resident dies after catching fire while smoking ... Many end-of-life care patients still receiving questionable drugs ... Former SNF revamps as foundation focused on research to improve care for elderly African Americans

The rate of catheter-associated urinary tract infections fell by 54% for a cohort of long-term care facilities that took part in a patient safety program, according to research published Friday.

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