StrategyAHA: CMS Should Overturn Mid-build Denials Issued to PBDs
Of the 334 organizations that applied for the mid-build exception, CMS determined that only 132 met the requirements and 202...
FinanceHouse Delays Medicare 2% Sequester Cuts Through 2021
President Biden is expected to sign the bill, which has already cleared the Senate.
Covid-19FDA Says to Decrease Reuse of Devices, CMS Removes Some Blanket Waivers
Similarly, CMS on April 8 told its state survey agencies that it was ending some blanket waivers for long-term care...
Revenue CycleQ&A: Calculating RHC Payment
For each calendar year, a single deductible is established for Medicare Part B services, including rural health clinic services.
FinanceCMS Begins Recouping Accelerated Medicare Payments
Payments will be recouped at a rate of 50% for six months after the initial 11-month period.
Clinical CareFull Speed Ahead: CMS Resumes Most Surveys
The newest memo on surveys ? QSO-21-16-Hospitals, "Resuming Hospital Survey Activities Following 30-day Restrictions"? was posted online March 26 but...
Clinical CareUnder New Cost-Cutting Medicare Rule, Same Surgery, Same Place, Different Bill
CMS says the change was designed to give patients and doctors more options and help lower costs.
TelehealthMedPAC Offers 'Temporary' Support For Telehealth
The advisory panel wants more evidence supporting the efficacy of remote care.
StrategyOpinion: The Trump Healthcare Policies That Deserve to Stick Around
To be clear, the Trump administration, generally, put the healthcare of many Americans in jeopardy.
Covid-19CMS OKs Big Bump for COVID-19 Vaccine Payments
Medicare payments will increase from $28 to $40 for one-dose vaccines, and from $45 to $80 for two-dose vaccines, effective...
Clinical CarePolicy Brief Series Takes Aim at Social Determinants of Health
Three new policy briefs from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provide evidence-based recommendations to alleviate people's immediate needs in the...
Covid-19206K Sign Up to Start ACA's Special Enrollment Period
The first two weeks of the special enrollment saw an especially enthusiastic response from consumers in states that are hostile...