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September 15, 2017

This week AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine submitted formal comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the CY 2018 Physician Fee Schedule.

Reduction in Value-Based Modifier and PQRS Penalties

The Society strongly supported CMS’ for proposal to reduce the...

September 8, 2017

How do we measure interoperability? And how do we understand the impacts of information flow? ONC proposed that the National Quality Forum (NQF) develop a measurement framework that would identify key concepts critical to measuring interoperability and its impacts. NQF convened a committee consisting of stakeholders across the health care...

September 8, 2017

Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), recently announced 15 appointments to the new Health Information Technology (HIT) Advisory Committee.

“It is extremely valuable to have a range of perspectives and expertise in helping the government address challenges...

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
  • ...