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Top Democrats reject new plan to cut Medicare spending
Leading Congressional Democrats immediately recoiled Tuesday from a new proposal to cut $600 billion in Medicare...
AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
MedPAC urges closer look at costs for MRIs, CT scans
A 17-member independent advisory group has urged Congress to get tough on doctors who order too many diagnostic...
Guilty Pleas Entered in $200M Medicare Fraud Case
Two South Florida healthcare companies have pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to a Medicare fraud...
Web Exclusive: $3.2B Lawsuit Targets Medicare Underpayments
A class action suit filed by seven California counties and physicians aims to force the Department of Health and Human...
Analysis illustrates big gap between Medicare taxes and benefits
An updated financial analysis shows that the amount workers have paid does not come close to covering the full value...
Top spine surgeons reap royalties, medicare bounty
Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky., may not be a household name nationally. But five senior spine surgeons have helped...
Web Exclusive: Slashing Medicare Reimbursements Curbs Treatment Overuse
Cuts in Medicare reimbursements for services that have mixed applications can reduce unnecessary use without reducing...
Web Exclusive: Medicare Advantage Enrollment to Rise, Premium Costs Dip
Enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans, which provide services to about a quarter of the nation's Medicare...
CMS: 2011 Medicare Prescription Premiums Stable
Based on bids that were submitted by plan sponsors, the average 2011 Medicare prescription drug plan (Part D...

Webcast: ADL Coding and the Impact on Your Facility's Reimbursement
Don’t let improper ADL coding put your facility at risk of significant revenue loss. Join HCPro on Tuesday, June 19, at...
Book: The Long-Term Care Legal Desk Reference, Second Edition
This best-selling book, now in it’s second edition provides explanations and instructions for virtually every legal...
Book: Quality Indicator Survey Manual
Reprint of the government’s official Quality Indicator Survey Manual helps you prepare for a QIS without having to...
Audio Conference: Medicare Part B Rebilling Final Rule and Inpatient Hospital Status
Find out what you need to know about inpatient admission status, as well as new inpatient Medicare Part B rebilling...
Audio Conference: Provider-Based Clinics and Departments
Hospitals are increasingly using provider-based departments. The rules are already confusing and CMS is proposing...
Book: MDS 3.0 RAI User's Manual
The best-selling MDS 3.0 RAI User's Manual includes CMS' most recent updates, effective October 1. Don't pay more than...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 1 Year Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 1 Year Print and Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 2 Year Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 2 Year Print and Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...