Mar 2, 2020
Hospital Value-based Purchasing Program Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Hospital-acquired Condition Reduction Program
Sep 9, 2019
AHA comments on Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2020 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update and CY 2019 Case-Mix Adjustment Methodology Refinements; Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model; Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements; Home Infusion Therapy Requirements; and Home…
May 15, 2019
The AHA released a detailed summary of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital inpatient prospective payment system proposed rule for fiscal year 2020.
Aug 23, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Aug. 2 issued its hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) and long-term care hospital (LTCH) PPS final rule for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The rule affects inpatient PPS hospitals, critical access hospitals (CAHs), LTCHs and PPS-exempt…
Aug 1, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 31 issued final rules for the inpatient rehabilitation facility and the skilled nursing facility prospective payment systems for fiscal year 2019.
Jul 20, 2018
It’s been well established that the health care system is moving from a fee-for-service world to one where payers reward value over volume. This requires care coordination and providers across the health care continuum working together to achieve the best outcomes for patients.
Jun 27, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today approved for Oklahoma the first state Medicaid plan amendment to allow supplemental rebate agreements involving value-based purchasing arrangements with drug makers.
May 24, 2018
The Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative reduced hospitalizations and emergency department visits and improved primary care delivery for beneficiaries, but did not reduce Medicare spending enough to cover care management fees or significantly improve quality.
May 16, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) April 24 released its fiscal year (FY) 2019 proposed rule for the hospital inpatient and long-term care hospital (LTCH) prospective payment systems (PPS). A detailed summary of the proposed rule follows in the Regulatory Advisory below.