Clinical CareCMS Puts Hospital Surveys on Limited Hold as Surge Continues
Accreditation organizations are being asked to follow suit, although more information will be sent out later, said CMS.
Revenue CycleCMS to Reprocess 2019 Claims for Certain Excepted Off-campus Provider-based Department Services at Lower Payment
This is the latest chapter in a long-running dispute about CMS? authority to reduce payment for services provided at excepted...
Strategy'An Arm and a Leg': Host Dan Weissmann Talks Price Transparency on 'Axios Today'
A new federal rule requires hospitals to make public the prices they negotiate with insurers.
StrategyStakeholders Discuss Biden Healthcare Agenda Ahead of Inauguration Day
Ahead of his swearing-in ceremony, HealthLeaders spoke with numerous stakeholders about the Biden healthcare agenda and what actions to expect...
StrategyCMS Withdraws Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation
CMS had touted MFAR as an effort to improve Medicaid accountability and transparency and to reduce spiraling program costs.
TechnologyCMS Creates Web Portal for Questions About 1135 Waivers, PHE
Healthcare organizations (HCO) can also use the portal to submit a question about an existing PHE or related issue, according...
StrategyNext Gen ACOs Saved Medicare $559M, Improved Quality in 2019
Stakeholders push CMS to make the program permanent.
InnovationCMS Accelerates Medicare Beneficiaries' Access to Innovations
CMS eliminates a bureaucratic quagmire, providing seniors immediate access to FDA-approved breakthrough innovations.
StrategyCMS 'Final Snapshot' Shows 8.3M Enrolled in Individual Market Plans
CMS says the numbers are roughly on par with individual marketplace enrollment in 2020.
Revenue Cycle2021 CPT/HCPCS Therapy Update Expands Reimbursement for Certain Telehealth Services
CMS added 144 services to its list of physician telehealth services that will continue to be covered beyond the end...
Revenue Cycle4 Takeaways From the First Days of the CMS Price Transparency Rule
Becky Greenfield, a partner with Wolfe Pincavage, provides an early temperature check on hospital compliance with CMS' price transparency mandate...
StrategyEven With Senate Control, Democrats Will Need Buy-In From GOP on Key Health Priorities
The Democratic majority in the Senate is too small to eliminate the filibuster, meaning Democrats will not have enough votes...