February 13, 2013 by Jerri Lynn Ward, J.D.
Filed under ICF-MRs, Medicaid, Nurses, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Physical Therapists, Physicans, Texas Medical Board, Texas: 83rd Legislative Session
The following recently introduced House and Senate bills could affect long term care providers: HB 1137: Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan. HB 1112: Relating to state assistance for certain county health care expenditures. HB 1088: Relating to consumer protection provisions applicable to Medicaid [...]
The American Physical Therapy Association has announced that Medicare therapy services will be subject to two caps. Physical therapy and speech language pathology will have a combined cap of $1,740 and a separate cap for occupational therapy, all effective on January 1, 2006. Just as Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, doctors, and certain long term care [...]