Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA)

Landmark legislation designed to change Medicare reimbursement policies and seek deeper punishment for fraud and abuse. This BBA also established a standard prospective payment system (PPS) for nursing home and home health agencies.

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Feb. 21

Handmade holiday

Rochester, NY

Residents of St. John's recently were surprised with handmade Valentine's Day cards and gifts from local elementary school students.