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February 24, 2017

A Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) MLN Matters Article on Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) Instructions is now available. The article gives instructions on how to use the...

February 24, 2017

The Trump Administration took action to freeze regulations released by federal agencies through a memo issued by Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on January 20, 2017. The memo states that agencies cannot release any new regulations or guidance documents, must pull back any regulations or guidance under review by the Office of the Federal Register...

January 27, 2017

Spotlight: Making Memory Mighty, Speaker Offers the Latest, Best Research. HPA: Society Advocacy Leads to CMS Policy Change on Care Coordination/Behavioral Health; Affordable Care Act Replacements Introduced in Congress. Help Us Help You: Membership Survey. Seeking Committee Members.

February 3, 2017

Spotlight: Item Writing Workshop Builds Key Skills for Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond. HPA: Wyden Introduces Bill To Weaken IPAB; Medicare Observation Status Addressed At HHS Confirmation Hearing; PBJ Submission Reminder; EHR Incentive Program: Attest to 2016 Program Requirements by February 28. Job of the Week: Geriatric Physician. Society...

February 10, 2017

Spotlight: Arizona Welcomes Its Society Family. HPA: Understanding and Promoting the Value of Chronic Care Management Services CMS Call; Looking Ahead: The IMPACT Act in 2017 CMS Call; CMS Telehealth Services Fact Sheet. Conference Countdown: 5 Weeks.

February 17, 2017

Spotlight: Pocket Guide Offers Quick Answers. HPA: Price Officially New Secretary of HHS; Public Policy at the Annual Conference; REMINDER - Value of Chronic Care Management. Conference Countdown: 4 Weeks 

February 17, 2017

“We hope this will raise awareness at admission that patients might have COPD. If these individuals get proper treatment early on, they have better functioning and quality of life,” says Gwendolen Buhr, MD, CMD. Dr. Buhr is referencing the recently released COPD Management Pocket Guide, a quick reference tool to help with the recognition,...

New COPD Pocket Guide The sooner patients are identified as having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the better. So why not provide practitioners with a quick and easy tool to recognize these individuals at admission? That was the...
February 17, 2017

Tuesday, February 21 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

To register or for more information, visit MLN Connects® Event Registration.

During this call, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) experts discuss the benefits of providing Chronic Care Management (CCM) services and changes...

February 17, 2017

During this year’s Annual Conference in Phoenix, don’t miss many of the great policy sessions being offered. On Thursday, March 16th join policy experts for Health Care Reform: MACRA and Beyond for PA/LTC Practitioners. This policy intensive, sponsored by the Society's Public Policy Committee, will have various panels of field experts that will...