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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April 18

Spreading thanks

Houston and North Greenbush, NY 

Residents of Brazos Towers at Bayou Manor, a senior living community in Houston, recently held a virtual "gratitude party" for residents of Eastwyck Village of North Greenbush, NY, to thank them for their assistance after Hurricane Harvey.