Facing the unprecedented COVID-19 public health emergency, CMS released the 2021 OPPS proposed rule later than ever before, with the agency generally reinforcing its recent focus on site-neutral payment policies, lowering reimbursement for drugs purchased under the 340B program, and adding more services to the list of prior authorization.
As Medicare Advantage makes strides to becoming the new norm, organizations need to establish new processes, educate staff, and advocate for patients. Learn how your organization can keep pace with change before it’s too late to catch up.
HHS failed to meet targeted improper payment reductions for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program and has not implemented a required recovery audit plan for Medicare Advantage, according to an Office of Inspector General (OIG) report.
This week’s Medicare updates include a list of new topics proposed for recovery audit review, a final decision memo for an NCD on MRI coverage, notice of the new interest rate for overpayments and underpayments, and more!