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Long Term Care & Senior Living Blog

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Long Term Care & Senior Living Blog
June 27, 2023

U.S. Supreme Court Rules that District Court Proceedings Are Stayed While Appeals Court Decides on Enforceability of Arbitration Agreement

On June 23, 2023, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling in Coinbase, Inc. v. Bielski, that a District Court, as a general rule, must stay its proceedings during an interlocutory appeal from the denial of a Motion to Compel Arbitration. Coinbase, Inc. v. Bielski, 143 S.Ct. 999, ____ (2023).

Long Term Care & Senior Living Blog
February 16, 2023

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Retirement of Section G of the Required Minimum Data Sets will Leave Many Post-Acute Care Providers in Limbo

On October 1, 2023, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CME”) will be retiring Section G, a measure of the functional status of nursing home residents, from the Medicare and Medicaid Minimum Data Sets (“MDS”). In its place, CMS offers Section GG, which places rehabilitation services into its own case mix component instead of including with other clinical conditions.