News & Analysis

July 18, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at a few issues pertaining to rural health clinics that remain unsolved either due to conflicting or lacking guidance from CMS. 

July 11, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor addresses some of the issues arising from the start of a new Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) contracting cycle. 

June 27, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses the circumstances surrounding a bill introduced in Congress in March that would include observation care in the three-day stay requirement for skilled nursing facility (SNF) coverage. 

June 20, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews a recent CMS report on the Innovation Center's progress in testing new payment and service delivery models. 

June 13, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at the progress CMS has made in reducing burden through the Patients over Paperwork initiative and explores potential topics for providers to comment on to drive additional improvement. 

June 6, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor examines the changes included in the July update of the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS). 

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