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April 29, 2016

  • CMS's Proposed IPPS and LTCH FY 2017 Rule: Key Takeaways
  • Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Model: Today's Alternative Payment Model for Primary Care Providers Could Be Tomorrow's Obligatory Payment Model

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March 31, 2016

  • Medicare Appeals 10-Year Backlog: D.C. Circuit Signals Enough is Enough

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March 17, 2016

  • Court Allows 'Retroactive' Application of 2005 Wage Index Rule Limiting Reimbursement for Pension Plan Costs
  • CMS Issues Proposed Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model

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March 3, 2016

  • Outpatient Therapy Providers - Location Matters
  • Wage Index Reclassification Rule Struck Down by Second Circuit

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February 18, 2016

  • Final 60-day Overpayment Rule
  • Portable X-Ray Suppliers Receive Clearer Transportation Billing Guidance

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February 4, 2016

  • Senate Considering Bill to Speed Medicare Claims Appeals
  • Outliers: CMS Explains its Reasoning for FY2004 Fixed Loss Threshold Calculation

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January 21, 2016

  • DMEPOS Prior Authorization Rules Expand
  • HHS Psychiatric Hospital Reimbursement Methodology Upheld

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January 7, 2016

  • 2-Midnight Rule Updates
  • CMS Changes to Cost Report and Appeal Rules Are Now in Effect

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December 10, 2015

  • CMS Issues CY 2016 HHA PPS, Value-Based Purchasing and Quality Reporting Final Rule

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November 12, 2015

  • Congress Enacts "Provider-Based" Surprise
  • CMS Issues CY 2016 Final Rule for Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center Policy and Payment Changes
  • CMS Proposes Significant Revisions to Hospital Discharge Planning Process: How Patient Choice May be Impacted
  • Court Upholds HHA Face-to-Face Narrative Requirement

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October 28, 2015

  • Challenges to Medicare's Outlier Payment Rules - the Secretary Largely Prevails
  • The Bad Debt Moratorium Requires a Flexible Approach to Evaluating "Reasonable Collection Efforts"

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October 14, 2015

  • CMS Takes First Step to Reduce Payments for Clinical Laboratory Tests
  • Physician Payment: CMS Seeks Suggestions for SGR, PQRS, Meaningful Use and VBM Replacement
  • Uncertainty Continues for Two-Midnight Rule's Payment Reduction

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