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April 8, 2016
A revised Accountable Care Organizations: What Providers Need to Know Fact Sheet is available. Learn about: Participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program Coordinating care through Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) Satisfying the quality...
Policy Snapshot
April 8, 2016
Shortages Particularly Acute in Specialties Most Needed by an Aging Population Under every combination of scenarios modeled, the United States will face a shortage of physicians over the next decade, according to a physician workforce report...
Policy Snapshot
April 1, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced it will test whether a new payment model for nursing facilities and practitioners will further reduce avoidable hospitalizations, lower combined Medicare and Medicaid spending,...
Policy Snapshot
April 1, 2016
Over the last year, AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has asked the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to clarify whether the Chronic Care Management (CCM) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code was...
Policy Snapshot
April 1, 2016
Tuesday, April 5 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET To Register: Visit MLN Connects Event Registration . Space may be limited, register early. During this call, CMS subject matter experts provide information on what you can do to prepare for the Medicare Shared...
Policy Snapshot
March 25, 2016
Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released survey and certification letter ( S&C 16-13-NH ) which reminds long-term care facilities that the mandatory submission period for electronic reporting on staffing begins...
Policy Snapshot
March 25, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a frequently asked questions document about bill advance care planning (ACP) services under Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes 99497 and 99498 billable under Medicare...
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March 25, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will issue a national provider Comparative Billing Report (CBR) on Subsequent Nursing Facility Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services in April 2016. The CBR, produced by CMS contractor...
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March 25, 2016
On March 9, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new dataset, the Skilled Nursing Facility Utilization and Payment Public Use File (SNF PUF). This data set, which is part of CMS’s Medicare Provider Utilization and...
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March 25, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to announce the first session of a three-part Virtual Office Hours series regarding 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) quality measures. The series includes three separate...