July 30, 2018, Marty Stempniak, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - Pennsylvania must pay some $3 million back to Health and Human Services, after a judge ruled that the state improperly charged Medicare for nursing home staff training. The U.S. Court of Appeals Third Circuit rejected the state's assertion that Medicaid should pay for its Pennsylvania Restraint Reduction Initiative.
That program educates skilled care nurses on how to properly use both physician and chemical restraints, Bloomberg Law reports. Costs for the program were collected from Medicaid between 1996 and 2011.
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