October 28, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the latest edition of the Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter, two new proposed decision memos on coverage for blood-based biomarker tests and a molecular expression test, updated information in the COVID-19 billing FAQs, and more!

October 21, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include new payment incentives for COVID-19 testing, the addition of 11 services to the telehealth list, updated data on the impact of COVID-19 on Medicare beneficiaries, and more!

October 14, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the re-release of the October 2020 I/OCE quarterly data files, details on new COVID-19 reporting requirements for hospitals and critical access hospitals, and information on repayments for loans issued under the Accelerated and Advance Payment program at the beginning of the PHE.

October 7, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a new website devoted to price transparency, clarifications on guidance related to emergency preparedness requirements, updated COVID-19 blanket waivers for teaching hospitals, and more!

September 30, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include revisions to the OPPS quarterly update implementation transmittal, slides on Medicare payment for COVID-19 viral testing at skilled nursing facilities, 2021 benefit and cost-sharing information for Medicare Advantage and Part D plans, and more! 

September 23, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the 2022 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice, the final report from the Coronavirus Commission on safety and quality in nursing homes, a final rule on new specialty care payment models, and more! 

September 16, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include information on the reorganization of the Medicare Program Integrity Manual, updates to three provider-specific fact sheets on COVID waivers, the October 2020 update for the Ambulatory Surgical Center PPS, and more!

September 9, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the FY 2021 IPPS final rule, two new FAQs regarding OIG administrative enforcement during the COVID-19 pandemic, an update to model admission questions for Medicare as a secondary payer, and more!

September 2, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a new interim final rule with comment regarding COVID-19 data reporting and testing, the October update to the OPPS, a proposed rule on coverage for innovative devices, and more!

August 26, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include new guidance on elective procedures for end-stage renal disease patients during the public health emergency, new additions to the OIG work plan, updated data on opioid use in Medicare Part D, and more!

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