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May 6, 2016
Tuesday, May 10 from 2 to 3:30 pm ET To Register: Visit MLN Connects Event Registration . Space may be limited, register early. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) changes the way Medicare rewards clinicians for...
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May 6, 2016
Thursday, May 19 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET To Register: Visit MLN Connects Event Registration . Space may be limited, register early. This event gives an overview of the 2015 Mid-Year Quality and Resource Use Reports (MYQRURs) and explains how to...
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April 29, 2016
This week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued their proposed rule for implementing certain provisions of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). MACRA ended more than a decade of last-minute fixes...
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April 29, 2016
This week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added six new quality measures to the Nursing Home Compare website . Three of these six new quality measures are based on Medicare-claims data submitted by hospitals, which is...
Policy Snapshot
April 29, 2016
On April 21, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule ( CMS-1645-P ) outlining proposed FY 2017 Medicare payment rates and quality programs for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs). CMS will accept comments on the...
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April 29, 2016
Wednesday, May 11 from 3 to 4:30 pm ET Join the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for an informative discussion of the comparative billing report on Subsequent Nursing Facility Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services (CBR201605),...
Policy Snapshot
April 29, 2016
Tuesday, May 10 from 2 to 3 pm ET To Register: Visit MLN Connects Event Registration . Space may be limited, register early. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) changes the way Medicare rewards clinicians for providing...
Policy Snapshot
April 22, 2016
This week the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing entitled Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015: Examining Physician Efforts to Prepare for Medicare Payment Reforms . The hearing examined the...
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April 22, 2016
Thursday, April 28 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET To Register: Visit MLN Connects Event Registration . Space may be limited, register early. This call focuses on infection control, highlighting Antibiotic Stewardship and community-wide efforts, including a...
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April 22, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule to update Medicare inpatient payments for fiscal year 2017. CMS’s proposal would completely remove the two-midnight rule for the current and past two fiscal years by...