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Fiscal cliff provision spells huge Medicare payment cuts for SNFs, analysis shows

Fiscal cliff provision spells huge Medicare payment cuts for SNFs, analysis shows Skilled nursing facilities, already bracing for scheduled Medicare payment cuts of $65 million, face further losses that could total hundreds of millions of dollars, according to an Avalere Health analysis.

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American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012-Regulatory Update

On New Year’s Day Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. The main purpose of this legislation was to stop the automatic tax increases and federal budget cuts that took effect on January 1, 2013. This legislation also included provisions related to the Medicare program.

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