Special Bulletin

Sep 2, 2014
Late Friday, Aug. 29, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice addressing the backlog of Medicare appeals for short stays.
Aug 5, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Thursday, July 31, and Monday, Aug. 4, issued final rules for three post-acute care settings for fiscal year (FY) 2015.
Aug 5, 2014
Releases FY 2015 Inpatient and Long-Term Care Hospital PPS Final Rule
Jul 7, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 3 released two proposed rules for calendar year (CY) 2015 - the outpatient prospective payment system (PPS)/ambulatory surgical center (ASC) rule and the physician fee schedule (PFS) rule. In addition, on July 2, CMS issued the End-…
Jun 25, 2014
CMS Implements Extension of Payment Adjustment for Low-Volume and Medicare-Dependent Hospital Programs for Second Half of FY 2014: On Tuesday, June 17, CMS announced in the Federal Register changes implementing the extension of both the low-volume payment adjustment and the Medicare-dependent…