NASL Members in the News

McKnight's'Extenders' Package Would Repeal Therapy Caps, but SNF Payment Changes May be Included 
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL (10/16/17)


McKnight's Nursing homes' 1% Medicare pay increase 'unlikely' to cover costs, expert warns  
Cynthia Morton, 
Executive Vice President, NASL (8/2/17)


McKnight'sCMS wants more comments on revisions to skilled nursing case-mix methodology.  
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL (6/14/17)


McKnight's - GAO gets it right with need for more IT
Cynthia Morton, NASL Executive Vice President, McKnight’s guest column (5/11/17) 


McKnight's - Content with capped 1% increase, providers turn focus to quality aspects of pay rule
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL (5/1/17)


McKnight's - Joint Exercise 
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL (4/5/17)


McKnight's - Providers exhale but remain cautious after healthcare bill demise
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL (3/27/17)


Damgaard elected President of new NASL Board.  
McKnight's Long-Term Care News & Assisted Living reports on the
election of new 
NASL officers and directors.  (11/1/16)


VBPmonitor enewsWhat Impact Will the IMPACT Act Have?  Depends on What We Do Now 
Robert Latz, PT, DPT, CHCIO,
CIO, Trinity Rehabilitation, 
NASL IMPACT Act Implementation Workgroup Co-Chair 


McKnight's - Experts argue court didn't go far enough in new 'Jimmo' case mandate
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL  (8/21/16)


McKnight's - Payment hike achieved, providers turn focus to quality aspects of FY 2017 rule   (8/3/16)
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL

Morning Consult - Groups Urge Congress to Delay CMS Equipment Proposal(5/27/16)
​NASL


Inside Health Policy - CMS Lays Out Targeted Therapy Review Process, But Questions Remain.  (2/17/16)
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL

Regulations that Misfire (8/28/15)
McKnight's Long-Term Care News & Assisted Living

Kristy Brown, President and CEO, Centrex Rehab  


ASHA, NASL Address Concerns in Skilled Nursing Facilities (5/6/15)  
ASHA Leader
Margaret Hemm, Ed.D. CCC-SLPNASL Board Member, Restore Therapy 


Stakeholders need to prepare for the loss of long-term care's exemption to e-prescribing(9/15/14)
McKnight's Long-Term Care News  & Assisted Living
Cynthia Morton, NASL Executive Vice President


Community Hospital Corporation Selects HCS Interactant EHR and Goes Live with Solution Across Three States (7/22/14)
HCR/HCS


DME Suppliers, Ambulances:  Prior Authorization Could Be A Positive Step (5/29/14)
Michelle M. Stein, Inside Health Policy
Cynthia Morton, NASL Executive Vice President


Huge number of therapy claims stuck in manual review limbo for months, NASL study finds   (12/9/13)
McKnight's Long-Term Care News  & Assisted Living
Cynthia Morton, NASL Executive Vice President


MMR Missing Deadlines, Threatening Patient Care, Advocacy Groups Claim (12/5/13) 
Provider Long Term and Post-Acute Care 
Cynthia Morton, NASL Executive Vice President


Skilled Nursing Facilities:  The Triple Threat of Healthcare  (10/16/13) 
McKnight's Long-Term Care News & Assisted Living
Guest Column by NASL member Tara Roberts, PT, of Nexion Health Management, Inc.


Provider Groups Protest MedPAC Recommendations to Reduce Therapy Caps   
McKnight's Long-Term Care News & Assisted Living 
Cynthia Morton, NASL Executive Vice President


Advocacy Takes Center Stage at AHCA/NCAL Congressional Briefing - Profession Honors Four for their Selfless Commitment to Senior Care   (6/3/13)
American Health Care Association Press Release
Doug Burr, Health Care Navigator (parent company of NASL member Halcyon Rehab)
Phil Fogg, Jr., Marquis Companies (parent company of NASL member Consonus Healthcare Services)


LTC Advocates Pushing Lawmakers for Delay of Competitive Bidding Program (5/31/13)
McKnight's Long-Term Care News  & Assisted Living
Cynthia Morton, NASL Executive Vice President


CMS Explains Therapy Cap Notification Requirement, But More Guidance Needed, NASL Leader Says (5/9/13)
McKnight's Long-Term Care News & Assisted Living
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL

Therapists Blast Payment Reduction In Cliff Deal As Blunt Cost-Cutting Policy (1/4/13)
InsideHealthPolicy
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL

MedPAC Eyes Proposing Lower Therapy Caps, More Manual Medical Reviews (10/11/12)
Inside CMS
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL

Cynthia Morton Addresses Capitol Hill Briefing   (8/1/12)

CMS Official Outlines New Process for Manual Medical Review of Therapy Claims 
McKnight's Long-Term Care News (8/8/12)
Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President, NASL

Healthcare issues on Capitol Hill, innovations in accountable care and emerging payment models dominated the closing keynote of the eHDS User Group meeting June 20 in Cleveland
Cynthia Morton, NASL (06/21/12)


John Derr talks Risk Management in LTPAC Settings 
Long-Term Living blog (4/5/12)


John Derr talks NQF, HIMSS12, and Meaningful Use 
Long-Term Living blog (3/9/12)  


John Derr Speaks Out About 2012 NASL Winter Meeting 
Long-Term Living blog (2/13/12)