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April 21, 2017

On May 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin accepting Notices of Intent to Apply (NOIA) for the January 1, 2018 start date. You must submit a NOIA if you intend to apply to the Medicare Shared Savings Program, Skilled Nursing Facility 3-Day Rule Waiver, and/or Medicare Accountable Care Organization Track 1...

February 24, 2017

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Spotlight: New Pneumococcal Vaccination Guidance Give Facilities a QI Booster

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April 14, 2017

A new Quality Payment Program (QPP) in 2017: Pick Your Pace Web-Based Training course is available through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Learning Management System. Learn:

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April 14, 2017

“It Always Seems Too Early, until It’s Too Late." National Healthcare Decisions Day raises awareness about the importance of Advance Care Planning (ACP). Did you know that ACP services can be billed to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule?

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April 14, 2017

The passage of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) created new ways for Medicare to pay physicians for the care they provide and created the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC). The PTAC makes comments and recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services...