Advisory

Dec 19, 2017
House and Senate Republican conferees have released the conference report for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation to overhaul the nations tax code.
Dec 14, 2017
On or about Dec. 20, the CMS will likely update its Hospital Compare website with new star ratings and release the list of hospitals receiving Hospital-Acquired Condition penalties for fiscal year 2018.
Nov 30, 2017
On Nov. 2, the CMS released its final rule for calendar year (CY) 2018 with changes to the Medicare physician fee schedule and other revisions under Medicare Part B.
Nov 30, 2017
CMS November 2 issued a final rule with comment period updating the requirements of the quality payment program for physicians and other eligible clinicians mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.
Nov 21, 2017
On November 1, CMS released the calendar year (CY) 2018 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS)/ambulatory surgical center (ASC) final rule; on November 2, it released the CY 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) final rule.
Nov 15, 2017
On Nov. 7, the CMS published its calendar year 2018 final rule for the home health prospective payment system.
Oct 25, 2017
In recent months, hospitals and health systems have experienced shortages of intravenous (IV) fluids that are critical to patient care.
Sep 29, 2017
On Sept. 6, the CMS' Survey and Certification (S&C) Group released guidance clarifying how it will determine whether a facility qualifies as a hospital under Section 1861(e)(1) of the Social Security Act.
Sep 14, 2017
Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Dean Heller (R-NV) and Ron Johnson (R-WI) Sept. 13 unveiled a health care reform bill that would repeal components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).