The American Hospital Association’s Task Force on Ensuring Access in Vulnerable Communities issued a report in 2016, recommending Congress establish new models of care to provide communities options to protect and stabilize access to health care services. The Rural Emergency Medical Center (REMC) Act of 2018 would create a new designation under the Medicare program allowing hospitals meeting certain criteria to transition to a 24/7 emergency medical center with enhanced reimbursement and transportation to higher acuity facilities, as needed.
The Centers for Medicare…
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued the skilled nursing facility (SNF) and long-term care hospital (LTCH) prospe
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services April 22 announced a new Primary Cares Initiative.
The Issue “Medicare for All” these days – a catch-all label that has become a part of the political dialogue – represents a variety of he
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) April 17 issued a proposed rule for the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) prospective