News & Analysis

July 17, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the CY 2020 Home Health Prospective Payment System proposed rule, a series of OIG reports on hospice deficiencies, the new interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpayments, and more!

July 10, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a decision memo for an ambulatory blood pressure monitoring NCD, another extension of enforcement discretion for the laboratory date of service exception policy, a fact sheet on proper billing processes for DMEPOS items delivered to inpatients, and more!

July 3, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a policy clarification regarding negative wound therapy, an executive order on price transparency, and more! 

July 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

CMS recently released two quarterly updates effective July 1: Medicare Claims Processing Transmittal 4313, which is the July update to the OPPS, and Medicare Claims Processing Transmittal 4314, which is the related July update to the Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) Specifications, Attachment B.

June 26, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the 2020 ICD-10-CM codes, new voluntary appeals settlement options for inpatient rehabilitation facilities, updated instructions for organ transplant programs, and more! 

June 19, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the extension of a final rule on improvements for acute care and critical access hospitals, an OIG report on potential abuse and neglect at skilled nursing facilities, a revision to the July update of HCPCS codes, and more!  

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