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April 2, 2014

  • Medicare OPPS Lab "Packaging" Policy Raises Bundle of Issues
  • CMS to Test New Models of Care for Hospice: Summary of the Medicare Care Choices Model

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March 20, 2014

  • Chance to Comment on Future of DMEPOS Payments
  • Upcoming PQRS Deadlines

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March 6, 2014

  • CMS Posts Guidance on Two-Midnight Rule and Related Audits
  • Highlights from OMHA's Medicare Appellant Forum
  • A Calm Before the Storm: Updates on CMS Audit Activity

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February 20, 2014

  • CMS Proposes Extensive Emergency Preparedness Rules
  • CMS Provides Clarification Regarding HHA Face-to-Face Documentation
  • PQRS Deadline: February 28, 2014

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February 6, 2014

  • CMS Clarifies Broad Scope of Hospices' Payment Responsibility for Part D Drugs
  • CMS Creates New G-Code for Chronic Care Management
  • CMS Provides Guidance Regarding OPPS "Packaging" of Clinical Laboratory Tests
  • CMS Extends Time for Probe Audits of Inpatient Admissions, and Clarifies Inpatient Order and Certification Requirements

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January 23, 2014

  • "Incident To" Personnel and Credentials: CMS's New Teeth to Address an Old Problem
  • Two Midnight Rule Updates and How to Preserve Rights to Challenge Rule
  • CMS Seeks Comments on Establishment of CMPs Related to MSP Reporting

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January 8, 2014

  • CMS "Packages" Clinical Laboratory Tests Into Outpatient Prospective Payment System
  • Medicare to Deny Certain Hospital Inpatient Claims for Hospice Patients
  • SGR-driven Payment Reduction Postponed Again

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December 11, 2013

  • CMS Releases CY 2014 Hospital OPPS and ASC Final Rule
  • CMS Releases Final Rule for 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

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November 26, 2013

  • OIG Calls for Increased Scrutiny on Hospital Outlier Payments
  • Ordering and Referring Initiative - Will Phase 2 Begin January 6th?

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November 13, 2013

  • CMS Issues Additional Guidance Related to Two-midnight Rule
  • CMS Releases Guidance for MACs on 100% Prepayment and Random Medical Reviews

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October 30, 2013

  • CMS Proposes Enhanced Role for Non-Physician Practitioners in Rural Health Clinics
  • Meaningful Use Attestations Due November 30

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October 17, 2013

  • CMS Announces New Cost Reporting Procedures to Address DSH Uncompensated Care Payments
  • CMS Proposes FQHC Prospective Payment System

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