An update on legislative action of interest to WHCA/WiCAL members by Jim McGinn, WHCA/WiCAL's Director of Government Affairs. Read More
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the final version of a 2012 proposed rule that requires Medicare Parts A and B health care providers and suppliers to report and return overpayments by the later of the date that is "60 days after the date an overpayment was identified, or the due date of any corresponding cost report if applicable." A separate final rule was published on May 23, 2014 that addresses Medicare Parts C and D overpayments. Read More
Today is the last day for members of WHCA/WiCAL to respond to this critical survey. Only about 25% of our members have responded.
The results of this survey will be vital in helping policymakers understand the scope of this problem and the impact reimbursement has on our ability to attract individuals to the profession with an appropriate level of compensation. Read More
The American Health Care Association’s (AHCA) top government relations expert will participate in a live, public discussion via Twitter next week, providing insight into the association’s plans and strategy for the important 2016 election year. Read More
This series is the most successful web-based educational offering that WHCA/WiCAL has ever had. If you haven't registered, there's still time. And remember, you can gain access to all six webinars for one special price! Read More
Dove Healthcare – Wissota Health & Regional Vent Center has been named a quality respiratory care provider under a new program aimed at making sure residents in skilled nursing facilities have access to respiratory care services provided by qualified respiratory therapists. Read More
Once a year, always beginning on Mother’s Day, skilled nursing care centers nationwide take pride in publicly honoring the indomitable spirit of residents and recognizing staff accomplishments. Called National Nursing Home Week, May 8 to 14, 2016, skilled nursing care centers will coalesce under the theme, “It’s a Small World, with a Big Heart.” Read More