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April 25, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted a Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) 2019 Group Participation Guide covering the following topics: Eligibility and participation Group registration for CMS Web Interface and...
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April 25, 2019
On October 1, the new Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is replacing Resource Utilization Group, Version IV for the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the...
Policy Snapshot
April 25, 2019
On April 19, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule (CMS-1718-P) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 that updates the Medicare payment rates and the quality programs for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). This...
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April 25, 2019
This week, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma announced the CMS Primary Cares Initiative, a new set of payment models with a goal to...
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April 25, 2019
Addressing interoperability and e-prescribing issues has been one of the Societies advocacy goals over the last several years. As part of those efforts, last week several Society leaders and staff participated in a daylong strategy meeting to...
Policy Snapshot
April 18, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is holding a webinar on Wednesday, April 24, from 2 to 3 PM ET. The purpose of the webinar is to provide an overview of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Alternative Payment Models...
Policy Snapshot
April 18, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a public Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Care Coordination Toolkit and a series of case studies that highlight the work of ACOs and End-Stage Renal Disease Care (ESRD) Seamless Care...
Policy Snapshot
April 18, 2019
This week, Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), posted a blog about CMS’ efforts to ensure quality and safety in nursing homes. The administrator noted that CMS will be undertaking a comprehensive...
Spotlight
June 23, 2017
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Helping patients make wise choices about their care has always been a passion for Society members such as David Smith, MD, CMD, ( at left ) and Anuj Bhatnagar, MD, CMD. Recently, their efforts regarding this...
Spotlight
April 16, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join The AMDA On-The-Go podcast on deprescribing, recorded live at the Society’s annual conference in Atlanta, GA, last month, started with laughter and fun as host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, and guest Daniel...