News & Analysis

January 11, 2019
Case Management Monthly

Many patients are making the shift from traditional Medicare plans to Medicare Advantage plans, and while these plans may have some advantages, they are also creating more headaches for case managers.

January 9, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the January 2019 update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System, new guidance on delivering immunosuppressive drugs to a different address, an update to the appeals prioritization process, and more!

January 2, 2019
Medicare Web

This week’s Medicare updates include additional documentation limits for Medicare institutional providers, new search features on the Fiscal Intermediary Shared System Direct Data Entry inquiries menu, an extension of CMS' designation of the nursing shortage as an extraordinary circumstance, and more!  

December 19, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a thorough list of alternative payment models that CMS currently operates, the 2019 update to clinical lab fee schedule, a revision to a transmittal regarding medical review of diagnostic lab tests, and more!  

December 12, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include an FAQ on the new price transparency rule for 2019, an update to the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual to include new payment policies for rural health clinics, a fact sheet on the Value-Based Purchasing Program for FY 2019, and more! 

December 7, 2018
Case Management Monthly

A proposal to change discharge planning regulations has gotten new life. CMS announced last month that it is giving itself another year to publish the final version of the discharge planning rule.