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June 10, 2016
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) issued a letter on May 25, 2016 , commenting on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule relating to payment updates for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The letter,...
Policy Snapshot
June 10, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites the public to join an upcoming listening session to learn more about the Resource Use performance category, which is part of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) proposed in...
Policy Snapshot
June 3, 2016
Electronic submission of staffing data through the Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) is required of all Long Term Care Facilities in 2016. July 1 begins the first date of data collection. You will have up to 45 days to submit data from July 1, 2016-...
Policy Snapshot
June 3, 2016
Tuesday, June 21 through Wednesday, June 22 CMS is hosting a 2-day, in-person, train-the trainer event for the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) in Atlanta, GA for SNF providers, associations, and organizations. The...
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June 3, 2016
Where and When: Long Term Post-Acute Care and Health Information Technology Summit June 26–28, 2016 | CEUs: 18 Hyatt Regency Reston, Reston, VA Learn more here . AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is proud to once again be...
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May 27, 2016
Visit the new Quality Payment Program webpage from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the latest information on key milestones, training opportunities, and educational materials about the new approach to paying Medicare...
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May 27, 2016
Groups of two or more Eligible Professionals (EPs) can avoid the -2.0% CY 2018 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) payment adjustment by meeting the satisfactory reporting criteria through the 2016 PQRS Group Reporting Option (GPRO). The...
Policy Snapshot
May 20, 2016
MACRA Small Practices Fact Sheet: The Quality Payment Program: Flexibilities and Support for Small Practices and Practices in Rural Areas and Health Professional Shortage Areas On April 27, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services issued a...
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May 20, 2016
The Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (HCP-LAN) final draft patient attribution white paper, entitled Accelerating and Aligning Population-Based Payment Models: Patient Attribution , includes 10 recommendations for designating the...
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May 20, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Experience Report . This annual report provides data and trends on participation, incentive eligibility, incentive payments, and payment...