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Trump admin scaling back patient safety fines for nursing homes
Jan 02 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
The new guidelines discourage regulators from levying fines and aligns with Trump's promise to ...
Medicaid payment reductions still on GOP to-do list, nursing homes likely hardest hit
Sep 28, 2017 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Despite the collapse of the latest Senate effort to repeal the ACA, Republicans ...
Medicare readmission penalties for hospitals continue under Trump
Aug 04, 2017 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Medicare is punishing 2,573 hospitals starting in October by as much as 3 percent a year according ...
Poll: Opposition to GOP bill builds in latest Kaiser poll
Jul 14, 2017 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Sixty-one percent of the public (up 6 points from June) said they did not like the GOP health care effort, ...
Medicare Advantage market turns nursing homes into insurer business
Jul 13, 2017 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
A subset of Medicare Advantage plans are designed for people who require at least 90 days of ...
GOP bill's Medicaid cuts won't cover millions of kids with special needs
Jul 11, 2017 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Several million children won't meet Senate's new highly restrictive ...
New federal inspection data reveals nursing home penalties don't work to improve care
Jul 07, 2017 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Of the facilities with reported violations prior to 2014, 52 percent slid ...
Medicare penalizes 330 large medical groups
Apr 06, 2015 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Out of 1,010 large medical groups that Medicare evaluated under the physician value-based payment modifier, just 14 are ...
UCLA bacteria outbreak reveals challenges of curbing infections
Feb 20, 2015 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
The bacterial outbreak at a Los Angeles hospital highlights shortcomings in the federal ...
Medicare penalizes 721 hospitals over medical errors [full list]
Dec 22, 2014 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Medicare is penalizing 721 hospitals with high rates of potentially avoidable mistakes that can harm ...

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