NASL Summer Webinar Series:  Data Standardization and the IMPACT Act
Co-hosted by NASL and the Post-Acute Care Center for Research (PACCR)
Aug 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM EDT

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NASL 26th Annual Meeting

October 4-6, 2015
Marriott San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel
San Antonio, Texas


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Symposium on Rehabilitation Therapy only.

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NASL room block closes September 3, so make your reservations today.



Expand Coverage of Telehealth Services Under Medicare to Allow SLPs, OTs and PTs to Furnish Services
Ask Your Representative to Cosponsor the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act (H.R. 2948)


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The FY 2016 SNF PPS Final Rule went on display today at the Office of the Federal Register’s Public Inspection Desk. It can be downloaded at:  A fact sheet for the final rule can also be downloaded at:


National Quality Organization Endorses Profession's Key Quality Indicators:  Prestigious National Quality Forum Signals Its Support for Functional Outcomes Measures Developed by NASL and AHCA.  Read AHCA Press Release here.



CMS' proposed rule, Medicare & Medicaid Programs; Reform of Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities, which was released during the White House Conference on Aging on July 13, 2015, was published in today's Federal Register.  This proposed rule represents the first comprehensive review and update to long term care facility regulations since the requirements for participation were issued in 1989. NASL's complete summary is available here (member login required).


CMS Releases CY2016 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule - the first Physician Fee Schedule issued since the SGR repeal. Read NASL's email to members sent on July 8, highlighting key sections of the proposed rule.

NASL files Comments with CMS on the Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities FY 2016, SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, SNF Quality Reporting Program, and Staffing Data Collection; Proposed Rule.  


The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has released its June 2015 Report to Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System.