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June 21, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting Notices of Intent to Apply (NOIAs) via the Accountable Care Organization Management System (ACO-MS) for a January 1, 2020, start date. You must submit a NOIA if you intend to apply...
Policy Snapshot
June 21, 2019
On June 17, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would update the Part D e-prescribing program by adopting standards that ensure secure transmissions and expedite prior authorizations. Under the proposed...
Policy Snapshot
June 14, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created the Patients over Paperwork initiative to eliminate outdated, duplicative, and overly burdensome regulations so clinicians and providers can focus on their primary mission: patient care...
Policy Snapshot
June 14, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting Notices of Intent to Apply (NOIAs) via the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Management System (ACO-MS) for a January 1, 2020, start date. You must submit a NOIA if you intend to...
Policy Snapshot
June 14, 2019
Last week, first-time Society delegates Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, and Walter Lin, MD, MBA, attended the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates meeting in Chicago, IL. The Society tracked and reviewed hundreds of resolutions...
Weekly Roundup
June 10, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join On the May 28 AMDA On-The-Go podcast about the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, had several questions: “What is this new thing called PDPM? How is it generated? Why do we need...
Weekly Roundup
June 2, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Society Treasurer Jeffrey Nichols, MD, CMD, is widely known for his popular “Dear Dr. Jeff “column in Caring for the Ages . However, he is more than that—much more. He currently is chief medical officer at the...
Weekly Roundup
May 26, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join In Episode 31, AMDA On-The-Go host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, and his guest, Michael Wasserman, MD, CMD, president of the California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTCM), talked about “Leadership in...
Weekly Roundup
May 19, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join AMDA On-The-Go podcast host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, asked some tough questions at the beginning of his April 29 show on Appropriate Use of Antipsychotics in Long-Term Care Facilities. Specifically, “In the...
Policy Snapshot
June 7, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking new ideas from the public on how to continue the progress of the Patients over Paperwork initiative. As of January 2019, CMS estimates that through...