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Nursing Homes, Hospices, Inpatient Psych Facilities Get Pay Raises

By Michelle M. Stein, Chelsea Cirruzzo Dorothy Mills-Gregg / July 31, 2020 at 7:30 PM
CMS on Friday (July 31) finalized fiscal 2021 pay policies for nursing homes, hospices and inpatient psychiatric facilities, all of which can expect to see pay bumps come Oct. 1 albeit slightly less than previously proposed. The inpatient psychiatric facilities rule includes a 60-day implementation waiver as the agency focuses on responding to COVID-19, though the rule is expected to go into effect at the start of fiscal 2021. Also, CMS released only the bare minimum of policy updates for...


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