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Aug 15, 2012, 01:08 ET New Avalere Analysis: New York State Seniors Face Estimated $220 Million 2013-14 Reduction in Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Care

A new 50 state data analysis projects New York State nursing homes and the patients under their care face a $220 million cumulative reduction in...


Aug 14, 2012, 02:46 ET New Analysis: Nevada Seniors Face Estimated $20 Million 2013-14 Reduction in Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Care

Nevada nursing homes and the patients under their care face $20 million cumulative reduction in Medicare funding in 2013-14 as a result of several...


Aug 01, 2012, 11:42 ET New 50 State Avalere Analysis: U.S. Nursing Home Sector Projected to Face $65 Billion in Cumulative Medicare Funding Reductions Over Next 10 Years; Nearly $4 Billion 2013-2014

A new 50 state Avalere data analysis projects the U.S. nursing home sector and its patients face a staggering $65 billion cumulative reduction in...


Jun 26, 2012, 11:25 ET New Analysis: $51 Million Cut to Texas Nursing Home Patients' Medicare Funding if DC Budget Stalemate Not Resolved

With growing concern that budgetary gridlock in Washington, D.C. may not be resolved until after the 2012 election, and action deferred into 2013,...


Jun 11, 2012, 11:42 ET AQNHC Letter to Congress, President Obama: No Medicaid Cuts to Maintain Student Loan Interest Rates

In new letters delivered to the bipartisan Congressional Leadership and President Barack Obama, the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care (AQNHC)...


Jun 06, 2012, 12:51 ET AQNHC: GOP Wrong to Target Seniors' Nursing Home Funding as Student Loan Pay-For

The Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care (AQNHC) today said a proposal by Republican congressional leaders to cut the Medicaid provider tax...


May 23, 2012, 12:59 ET Senate Finance Committee Hearing on Health Care Delivery Innovations Spotlights Urgency of Protecting U.S. Nursing Home Patients, Providers From $782.3 Million Sequestration Cuts

The Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care praised the U.S. Senate Finance Committee for holding today's hearing on health care delivery innovation,...


May 10, 2012, 12:49 ET Ohio Seniors' Medicare-Funded SNF Care to be Slashed Another $37.3 Million if DC Budget Stalemate Not Resolved, Analysis Finds

With the debate on replacing mandatory budget cuts taking center stage in Washington, D.C. this week, the first independent analysis of how much U.S. ...


May 09, 2012, 09:39 ET New Avalere Health Analysis: Sequester Would Slash $782.3 Million in FY 2014 SNF Medicare Funding

With the debate on replacing the sequester taking center stage on Capitol Hill this week, the first independent analysis of how much U.S. seniors'...


May 09, 2012, 02:44 ET California Seniors' Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Care to be Cut $75.9 Million if DC Budget Stalemate Not Resolved

As the U.S. Congress debates the budgetary stalemate and the looming threat of cuts to defense and entitlement programs, the first independent...


Apr 25, 2012, 12:02 ET North Carolina Nursing Homes Losing $22.6 Million From New Federal Tax Law

As North Carolina lawmakers deal with a fragile state Medicaid funding scenario, a new Avalere Health analysis detailing the negative impact on the...


Apr 18, 2012, 01:21 ET Senate Aging Committee Hearing Spotlights Need to End Fragmented SNF Policymaking

Emphasizing the need to end fragmented policymaking for the U.S. skilled nursing facility (SNF) sector to help sustain quality gains and boost cost...


Apr 12, 2012, 09:21 ET Louisiana Nursing Home Medicare Cuts Total $20.3 Million Resulting From Recently-Passed Congressional Tax Bill

A new Avalere Health analysis detailing the negative impact on the nation's Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) resulting from so called "bad debt"...


Apr 09, 2012, 12:33 ET Florida Nursing Homes Suffer Biggest National Medicare Cut From New Federal Tax Law

Florida's skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), more commonly referred to as nursing homes, suffered a $60.5 million Medicare cut resulting from...


Apr 09, 2012, 01:19 ET As Governor Quinn's Proposed Medicaid Reductions Debated, New Study Finds Illinois Nursing Homes Suffer $28.8 Million Medicare Cut From New Federal Tax Law

s Governor Pat Quinn prepares to detail specifically where and how he plans to find Medicaid savings in next year's state budget, a new Avalere...


Apr 04, 2012, 12:18 ET New Avalere Health Analysis: Ohio Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) Take $30.5 Million Medicare Funding Hit Resulting From Congressional Passage of February Tax Deal

A new Avalere Health analysis detailing the negative impact on Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) resulting from so called "bad debt" provisions...


Apr 03, 2012, 12:56 ET New Avalere Health Analysis Details State Impact of "Bad Debt" SNF Medicare Funding Cuts

A new Avalere Health analysis detailing the negative impact on Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) resulting from so called "bad debt" provisions...


Mar 14, 2012, 03:13 ET Estimate of $6.35 Billion in New SNF Sequestration Cuts Spotlights Scale, Scope of Funding Reductions Facing Sector, Patients

Commenting on new media reports that the U.S. Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) sector will face yet more cuts of $6.35 billion as a result of the...


Feb 21, 2012, 11:04 ET AQNHC Says Medicare Agreement Ill-Advised; "Bad Debt" Provision Disproportionately Harms Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Their Patients

The Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care (Alliance) today said the skilled nursing facility (SNF) provisions contained in last week's payroll tax...


Feb 13, 2012, 12:53 ET In Response to President Obama's FY 2013 Federal Budget, the Following is a Statement by Alan G. Rosenbloom, President of the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care

"With America's skilled nursing facility (SNF) sector already slated to absorb $127 billion in Medicare reductions over the FY 2012-21 budget window, ...


Feb 07, 2012, 01:08 ET New Bipartisan Poll Finds 69 Percent of Registered Voters Support Phasing-In Medicare Regulation Causing Ohio Job Losses, Threatening State Seniors' Care

As federal lawmakers in Washington, D.C. begin making key budgetary decisions for the year ahead, a new bipartisan national survey finds 69 percent...


Feb 06, 2012, 02:01 ET Bipartisan POS/Hart Research Associates Poll Finds 82 Percent of U.S. Registered Voters Oppose Reducing Medicare for U.S. Seniors' Nursing Home Care; 55 Percent "Strongly Oppose"

A key national long term and post-acute care leader says a new bipartisan Public Opinion Strategies (R)/Hart Research Associates (D) survey finding...


Feb 02, 2012, 12:36 ET New Bipartisan National Poll on Medicare Funding and America's Nursing Home Care

As the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives begin making crucial budgetary decisions for FY 2013, a new bipartisan national survey conducted for...


Jan 31, 2012, 12:26 ET New Avalere Finding: 40 States Have Either Cut or Frozen Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Medicaid Payments From 2009-2011

Representing the most comprehensive publicly available multi-year evaluation of state Medicaid Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) payment rates, a new...


Jan 24, 2012, 03:22 ET Statement by Alan G. Rosenbloom, President of the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care, Commenting Prior to the President's State of the Union Address

"As the President and Congress work toward stabilizing the economics of the nation, we want to work with policymakers on both sides of the aisle to...