July 11, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the 2019 Home Health Prospective Payment System proposed rule, two new MACRA resources, additional instructions related to the new Medicare cards, and more!  

June 27, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include several changes to the July 2018 update of the Outpatient Prospective Payment System, the introduction of a new Data Element Library to help support interoperability, a request for information regarding possible changes to Stark Law, and more!

June 20, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the 2019 ICD-10-CM code set, numerous updates to the OIG Work Plan, a fact sheet detailing how CMS determines qualifying APM status in the Quality Payment Program, and more! 

June 13, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include an OIG study on increases in reimbursement totals for brand-name drugs in Part D, a Special Edition MLN Matters article on hospice billing and claims processing, the July 2018 quarterly update to the Durable Medical Equipment fee schedule, and more!   

June 6, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the July updates for the OPPS and ambulatory surgical center payment system, a new national coverage analysis for vagus nerve stimulation as a treatment for treatment-resistant depression, an advisory opinion related to telemedicine, and more!

May 30, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include corrections to the 2018 Quality Payment Program final rule, two OIG reviews on issues related to Round 2 of the Competitive Bidding Program, the quarterly update to Part B drug pricing files, and more! 

May 23, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the introduction of new drug spending dashboards to improve transparency, new cost reporting forms for community mental health centers and rural health clinics, the quarterly update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database, and more!

May 16, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include an interim final rule on durable medical equipment fee schedule rates for rural and non-contiguous areas, an advisory opinion on a possible violation of the federal anti-kickback statute, a quarterly update for the clinical laboratory fee schedule, and more! 

May 9, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include proposed rules for the FY 2019 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (PPS), Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility PPS, Inpatient Psychiatric Facility PPS, and Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update; the quarterly listing of Medicare program issuances; a guide on multi-payer model requests for advanced APM determinations; and more!   

May 2, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule, the publication of the feedback CMS received following a request for information on initiatives to improve the quality of healthcare while reducing cost, the announcement of the new Data-Driven Patient Care Strategy, and more!

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