This week’s Medicare updates include the renewal of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the publication of the CY 2022 Outpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule, an emergency use authorization for a new type of COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment, and more!
Less than a year after CMS finalized the three-year phaseout of the inpatient-only (IPO) list to be completed by 2024, the agency is looking to reverse course, according to the 2022 OPPS proposed rule, released Monday, July 19.
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently agreed to a settlement with a clinical laboratory over potential HIPAA Security Rule violations. Read about what led to the settlement and how your facility can avoid similar compliance risks.
CMS announced another round of changes to its Bundled Payments for Care Improvement program recently and said that while participation thus far has been voluntary, it may become mandatory starting as early as 2024.