Federal rate

A rate at which Medicare prospective payments are paid to SNFs. All facilities will eventually transfer from a facility-specific rate to the federal rate. During an interim, some nursing homes employ a blended rate that was a combination of the federal rate and the facility-specific rate.

In Focus

June 20

107 years young

Chambersburg, PA 

Irene Rebok, a resident of Magnolias of Chambersburg, will celebrate her 107th birthday with a visit from a state representative and a "card shower."