40 States Plan To Increase Nursing Home Medicaid Rates In 2015

According to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Commission on Medicaid and the National Association of Medicaid Directors, states are increasing Medicaid reimbursements to nursing homes. In the current fiscal year, 39 states have increased nursing home Medicaid rates and 40 states plan to increase rates in fiscal year 2015. Rates are also rising for other major providers, including physicians and managed care organizations. However, states are also looking for ways to limit the number of people receiving care in institutional settings. In fiscal year 2013, 33 states took actions to fund for home-and community-based care and in fiscal year 2015, the number will rise to 47.

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