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April 7, 2017

In preparation for the 2018 Medicare Shared Savings Program application cycle, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted a Notice of Intent to Apply (NOIA) Guidance Document with...

April 7, 2017

Physician and teaching hospital review and dispute for the Program Year 2016 Open Payments data publication is open and will end on May 15; review of the data is voluntary but strongly encouraged. Disputes must be initiated during the 45-day review and dispute period in order to be reflected in the June 30, 2017, publication.

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April 7, 2017

Groups participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) track of the Quality Payment Program are not required to register, except for groups that intend to utilize the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Web Interface and/or administer the Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Systems (CAHPS) for MIPS survey...

March 31, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and its contractor (Acumen, LLC) are hosting an upcoming listening session on the development of episode-based cost measures for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in the Quality Payment Program.

Society members are strongly encouraged to participate in this webinar to...

March 31, 2017

Thursday, April 6 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

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

During this call, learn about the Medicare Shared Savings Program and find out how to prepare to apply for the January 1, 2018, program start date,...

March 31, 2017

This week the White House announced that the President signed an executive order establishing the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addition and the Opioid Crisis. The Commission will be chaired by Governor Chris Christie and will be made-up of four government agency leaders including Attorney General Session, Health and Human Services...

March 31, 2017

The Annual Call for Measures and Activities for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) track of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) will be open through June 30. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) encourages clinicians, measure stewards, organizations, and other stakeholders to identify and submit measures and...

April 1, 2017

My name is Heidi White. I am the new President of AMDA – The Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care...