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September 16, 2022
Last week, Reps. Mike Levin (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) worked with the Society to introduce H.R. 8832, The Nursing Home Disclosure Act . The bipartisan bill would require nursing homes to report their medical directors to the Centers for...
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September 9, 2022
WHAT: Virtual listening session with health care providers and suppliers on emergency preparedness. Note: Due to an overwhelming interest in this session, we have increased capacity from 150 to 450 registrants, but we ask that registration be...
Policy Snapshot
September 9, 2022
The Society submitted its comments on the CY 2023 proposed physician fee schedule that the Centers for Medicare...
Policy Snapshot
September 2, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed increases to the work RVUs for nursing facility codes starting in 2023. The Society is encouraging our members to submit comments to CMS urging them to keep and finalize these rates...
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August 26, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to remind you that the end of the 2023 MIPS Self-Nomination for Qualified Clinical Data Registries (QCDRs) and Qualified Registries is September 1, 2022, at 8:00 PM ET. The self-...
Policy Snapshot
August 19, 2022
The Society has been working with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to gain clarification around telehealth visits and in-person visits in the nursing facility during the public health emergency (PHE). Some confusion stemmed...
Policy Snapshot
August 19, 2022
As part of its ongoing efforts to increase access to care and to reduce unnecessary administrative burden for stakeholders, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be discontinuing the use of Certificates of Medical Necessity (...
Policy Snapshot
August 19, 2022
IQVIA is conducting a survey for the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to assess skilled nursing facility (SNF) capabilities related to interoperability and electronically exchanging information across...
Policy Snapshot
August 11, 2022
Diverting the Medicare physician payment system away from its current unsustainable path and steering it instead toward physician practice sustainability will protect patient access to quality, evidence-based care while easing administrative burdens...
Policy Snapshot
August 11, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published 2022 Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive Payment details on the Quality Payment Program (QPP) website. To access this information, clinicians and surrogates can now log in to...