News & Analysis

July 31, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the July edition of the Quarterly Compliance Newsletter, a guide on how to use diagnosis codes to help identify unreported abuse or neglect, provider compliance tips regarding documentation for diabetic supplies, and more!

July 30, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS released the 2020 OPPS proposed rule July 29, proposing to refine previous policies related to price transparency and the 2-midnight rule, while also asking for comments on how to potentially undo its policy that reduced payments for drugs purchased under the 340B drug discount program by nearly 30%.

July 24, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include an article on waivers available in Louisiana to assist in the recovery efforts from Tropical Storm Barry, a proposed rule on increased flexibilities for long-term care facilities, a proposed decision memo on coverage of acupuncture for low back pain, and more!

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! 

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