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.

October 31, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include an advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding changes to Part B drug pricing, an OIG review of billing for inpatient services, the release of skilled nursing facility quality reporting data, and more! 

October 10, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter, the launch of a new eMedicare initiative, correction notices for the Inpatient Prospective Payment System and Skilled Nursing Facility Payment System final rules, and more!

August 8, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include final rules for the Inpatient Prospective Payment System, Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System, and more!

May 9, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include proposed rules for the FY 2019 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (PPS), Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility PPS, Inpatient Psychiatric Facility PPS, and Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update; the quarterly listing of Medicare program issuances; a guide on multi-payer model requests for advanced APM determinations; and more!   

May 2, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule, the publication of the feedback CMS received following a request for information on initiatives to improve the quality of healthcare while reducing cost, the announcement of the new Data-Driven Patient Care Strategy, and more!

February 21, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a list of new topics proposed for recovery audit contractor review, a final decision memo on a cardiology device NCD, a diagnosis code update for add-on payments for a blood clotting factor, and more! 

February 14, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a fact sheet on the transition to new Medicare cards, a table to clarify alternative payment models’ statuses in the Quality Payment Program, a review of a health system’s compliance with inpatient rehabilitation facility service billing requirements, and more! 

December 6, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include an extension for S-10 worksheet submission, implementation plans for computed radiography payment reductions, a new national coverage article for a genetic sequencing diagnostic test for cancer patients, and more!

October 25, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include additional government guidance on wildfires and hurricanes, modifications to proof of delivery requirements, clarification on billing of immunosuppressive drugs, and more! 

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