News & Analysis

October 13, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a correction notice for the FY 2022 Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System final rule, updated COVID-19 FAQs and guidance, an OIG review of Medicare payments for neurostimulator implantation surgeries, and more!

October 6, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a final decision memo on an NCD for home use of oxygen to treat cluster headaches, a notice about CMS exercising enforcement discretion for certain SNF consolidated billing provisions, an interim final rule on new policies against surprise billing, and more! 

October 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

H.R. 7898 became law on January 5, 2021, and amended the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act to require the secretary of HHS to consider certain recognized security practices of covered entities and business associates when making certain determinations, and for other purposes.

October 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

In its July newsletter, OCR announced a collaboration with the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to seek user feedback and improvement suggestions on its Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool.

September 29, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include revisions to guidance on interstate licensing compacts, an OIG review of Medicare Advantage risk adjusted payments, the quarterly update to the ESRD PPS, and more!

September 22, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter, a proposed rule on repealing the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology and Definition of “Reasonable and Necessary” final rule, October updates for various payment systems, and more!

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