Jan 23, 2023
According to the CDC, 80% of pregnancy-related deaths can be prevented; that’s a 20% increase from previous years. Know why? That’s the theme for today’s Maternal Health Awareness Day – Know Why. Maternal Health Awareness Day, Jan. 23, shines a light on the many complex factors contributing to…
Jan 13, 2023
The recently enacted Consolidated Appropriations Act delays by one year, until Jan. 1, 2024, payment reductions of up to 15% under the Medicare Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services noted in an update this week.
Jan 10, 2023
States that expanded Medicaid coverage to low-income adults in 2014 under the Affordable Care Act reduced postpartum hospitalizations for low-income people, according to a study reported yesterday in Health Affairs, which compared 2010-2017 data from four states that expanded Medicaid and four that…
Jan 6, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released guidance on changes this year to the Medicaid continuous enrollment requirement under recently enacted legislation funding the federal government through fiscal year 2023.
Jan 5, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released guidance to clarify how states can use an existing Medicaid managed care option to reduce health disparities and address unmet health-related social needs
Dec 29, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Dec. 27 issued an FAQ document on good faith estimates for uninsured (or self-pay) individuals under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.
Dec 20, 2022
Package funds government through Sept. 30 and includes important provisions preventing Medicare cuts, extending telehealth and other flexibilities and improving behavioral health, among others
Dec 7, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), proposed new regulations that would streamline and reduce the burden associated with health plan prior authorization processes and improve the electronic exchange of health care information.