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September 8, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is granting exceptions under certain Medicare quality reporting and value-based purchasing programs to acute care hospitals, PPS-exempt cancer hospitals, inpatient psychiatric facilities, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospices, inpatient rehabilitation facilities,...

September 1, 2017

Thursday, September 7 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

Register for Medicare Learning Network events.

During this call, learn about the new Facility Assessment Tool to help identify and develop the specific assessment of your facility. Also, find out about frequently asked questions...

September 1, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites representatives from organizations of all sizes to assess current and future functionality of the Quality Payment Program website, as well as make recommendations for improvements. We are looking for:

  • Medicare clinicians
  • ...
August 25, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reminds the Medicare community of the Jimmo Settlement Agreement (January 2013), which clarified that the Medicare program covers skilled nursing care and skilled therapy services under Medicare’s skilled nursing facility, home health, and outpatient therapy benefits when a beneficiary...

August 25, 2017

This week, the Society submitted a response to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) proposed rule the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued earlier this summer. The rule, which addressed both the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)...