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Tellatin, Short, Hansen & Clark, Inc.

Seniors Housing and Healthcare Valuations, Market Studies and Consulting Services

"Analyzing health care facilities requires familiarity with a myriad of complex issues that are essential to sound analyses."

- Jim Tellatin

Case Study - Brewster, Washington

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In 2001, C. Mark Hansen uncovered a $10.00 per patient day reimbursement error done by the Washington Department of Social and Health Services when analyzing and forecasting the Medicaid rate for a skilled nursing facility in Brewster, Washington. Further investigation revealed that state had made this same reimbursement error on approximately 68 facilities for over a year at a total estimated cost to nursing home operators of $6,800,000. This discovery resulted in new reimbursement regulations being adopted by the State of Washington in 2001. The facility received a retroactive payment for the error going back for over a year.