New Law May Relieve Nurse Shortage
A draft version of the AHCA released Thursday shows even deeper cuts to the program than the House version. The new AHCA is a lot like the old AHCA. After weeks of secret gestation in back rooms, the Senate released a discussion draft of the chamber's version of the American Health Care Act.
Florida nursing homes will be moving to a prospective payment system for reimbursement following Gov. Rick Scott's (R) signing of legislation Friday. The Florida Health Care Association had advocated for healthcare bill SB 2514, saying it improves cost-based nursing center reimbursement and puts money into direct care.
AARP Massachusetts is thrilled to announce that the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act, HB 3911, sponsored by Rep. Chris Walsh (D-Framingham), has been passed by the Massachusetts House of Representatives.