News & Analysis

May 28, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at billing and payment policies for swing beds during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

May 21, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor takes a closer look at certain IPPS proposals, including one that could change the method CMS uses to update MS-DRG payment rates.

May 14, 2020
Medicare Insider

This note from the instructor looks at some of the major provisions in the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule, including the shortened delay in effective period for the final rule.

May 7, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor examines new regulatory relief for hospitals regarding outpatient services and telehealth originating site services provided to patients at alternate locations, including their homes.

April 30, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at the timing of the prior authorization program implementation in light of the current COVID-19 public health emergency.

April 23, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews new guidance from CMS on policies for rural health clinics during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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