Thanks to advances in health care, people are living longer, healthier and happier lives than ever before. And that means patients are spending time recovering at post-acute care settings. In this episode, Chip speaks with Al Dobson, one of the foremost health economists and an expert in post-acute care. They took a deep dive into the different kinds of care settings including Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, home health and long term acute care hospitals and what each of these mean for patients.
Federation of American Hospitals President and CEO Chip Kahn issued the following statement on CMS’s Voluntary Appeals Settlement Option for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs), which was announced this evening: “CMS’s voluntary settlement offer to the