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August 27, 2021
In late August, CMS will issue a Special Edition Comparative Billing Report (CBR) on the impact of the Public Health Emergency (PHE) on Part B claims for telehealth. Use the data-driven report to compare your billing practices during the PHE with...
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August 27, 2021
CMS posted technical updates to the Monoclonal Antibody COVID-19 Infusion and COVID-19 Vaccines and Monoclonal Antibodies webpages to reflect updates to the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for casirivimab and imdevimab, a COVID-19 monoclonal...
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August 20, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is developing an emergency regulation requiring staff vaccinations within the nation’s more than 15,000 Medicare and...
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August 20, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be updating the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance feedback and final scores for some clinicians for the performance year 2020 and the associated MIPS payment...
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August 20, 2021
Date of the Event : Monday, August 23 from 12:00pm-1:00pm EDT. Link to event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Iwkc7ZkK6w A recording will also be available at this link after the event. About the virtual event: The event will focus on the...
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August 13, 2021
In response to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent action that authorizes an additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine for immunocompromised individuals, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is assuring people with Medicare...
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August 13, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a virtual “office hours” session on Thursday, August 19, 2021, from 1:00–2:30 PM ET to provide an opportunity for participants to ask questions about the Qualified Registry and...
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August 13, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a new web-based training course for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) that covers assessment and coding of K0200: Height and Weight and K0500: Nutritional Approaches.
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August 6, 2021
On August 2, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the FY 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule. Effective October 1, 2021, the final rule updates Medicare payment policies and quality reporting...
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August 6, 2021
Several states as well as nursing home chains are now requiring that staff get vaccinated. Most recently, Massachusetts will require all nursing home staff to receive COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment by October 10, according to a...