From the Compliance Desk - 8/6/15

Our compliance expert scours the news to send you the best links of the week:

Rare Long-Term Care Double Win, McKnight’s Long-Term Care News & Assisted Living | July 29, 2015

So much for the dog days of summer getting close. Long-term care advocates were already at full woof on Tuesday — and that’s a good thing. Read More

CMS Reduces Pay Bump for Skilled-Nursing Facilities in Fiscal ‘16, Modern Healthcare | July 30, 2015

Skilled-nursing facilities will get a smaller rate increase than initially proposed by the CMS for fiscal 2016. The providers will now receive a 1.2% Medicare rate increase, leading to $430 million in higher payments. Read more