News & Analysis

May 8, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a draft of guidance for hospital co-location, additional instructions for implementation of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model, a proposed rule on changes of ownership for accrediting organizations, and more!

May 1, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule, the announcement of a set of voluntary payment models focusing on primary care, the quarterly update for the End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, and more! 

April 24, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include proposed rules for the inpatient rehabilitation facility, inpatient psychiatric facility, and skilled nursing facility payment systems; a proposed rule on the 2020 hospice payment rate update; a draft of new guidance on ligature risks; and more! 

April 24, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS published the FY 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule on April 23, introducing policies designed to significantly alter rural health payments and expedite opportunities to pay for new technology.

April 17, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a final rule introducing new benefits for Medicare Advantage, details on a nationwide Medicare brace scam, a proposed decision memo for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, and more!  

April 15, 2019
Medicare Web

Provider participation in the BPCI Advanced program fell by 16% between October 1, 2018, and March 1, 2019, at the initiation of the risk-bearing phase of the voluntary payment program. Overall participation includes nearly 1,300 providers still participating, according to CMS.

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