The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a final rule updating physician fee schedule rates very slightly in calendar year 2020 — increasing the conversion factor by 5 cents.
Oct 4, 2019
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission yesterday discussed several potential changes to restructure the Part D benefit.
Aug 15, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 29 issued a proposed rule that would update physician fee schedule payments for calendar year (CY) 2020.
Jul 31, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late today issued a final rule to update the payment rates for hospices by 2.6% for fiscal year 2020.
Jul 29, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late today issued a proposed rule that would update physician fee schedule rates by 0.14% in calendar year 2020.
Jun 5, 2019
AHA recommends CMS actions to reduce burden of clinical documentation.
May 17, 2019
A study released last week by Rand on prices paid by private health plans to hospitals “relied on severely limited data and questionable assumptions to draw far-reaching conclusions about the way hospitals are paid for patient care,” writes Aaron Wesolowski, AHA vice president for policy research,…
Jan 8, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services Friday released guidance on its priorities for physician-focused payment models to help stakeholders who are crafting proposed models for its technical advisory committee (PTAC) to review and potentially recommend.