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Who is Hurt by Housing Cuts?
I was at home cooking dinner one recent evening when I checked my phone and found 3 missed calls and 1 voicemail, all from the same number. The voicemail was from Sue, ...
CMS Proposed Rules Provide More Details about SNF Value-Based Payment Implementation
Two parts of the rule provide further guidance on the implementation of SNF value-based payment (VBP) and propose additional measures to be tracked by SNFs under the Quality Reporting Program (QRP). SNF Value-Based Payment The SNF VBP program uses Medicare claims data to calculate a 30-day hospital ...
Older Adults Lose Out With Budget Proposal
In the face of growing senior homelessness, the budget contains major cuts in senior housing programs. Despite bipartisan calls for more home- and community-based services options for seniors to remain in their own homes, the budget would slash funding for cost-effective programs like Meals on Wheels that ...
Providers Get Less, Residents Pay More Under Trump HUD Request
The White House’s FY18 budget request for HUD: Provides insufficient funding to renew the 97,900 Section 202 Project Rental Assistance Contracts (PRACs) up for renewal in ...
LTSS Center Will Study Financing Options for Housing Plus Services
The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston (formerly CFAR) will spend the next year exploring potential financing mechanisms for programs that integrate housing and health care.