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CMS report addresses Recovery Audit Contractors' actions

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2011

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a report to Congress detailing the actions of Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs

CMS publishes final 36-month rule

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2010

As we reported to you in our September 27 update, several dozen comments associated with CMS’s proposed rule for the Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) Rate Update for Calendar Year 2011 addressed the so-called “36-month rule” for home health agencies (HHAs) that went into effect in January 2010

Administration delays online enrollment for small businesses; CMS issues four CY2014 final rules

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2013

On November 27, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) announced its plan to delay online enrollment in the Small Business Health Options

Accountable care organization (ACO) efforts ramp up

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2011

On February 11, eight Democratic Senators sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), asking the two entities to work together on antitrust guidance for the Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) that will soon be created under the new healthcare law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA

Consensus at Senate hearing: Medicare reform is necessary

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2012

Healthcare industry executives speaking at a Senate Finance Committee roundtable hearing on June 14 agreed that the current Medicare physician payment system is in need of reform

Sebelius: most states will participate in Medicaid expansion; new funding made available for health insurance exchanges

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2012

In a speech on July 11, Health and Human Services Secretary (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius expressed confidence that most states will participate in the expansion of the Medicaid program provided for in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA

Proposed bill would eliminate Stark Law exception for some services; Oregon exchange won’t be completely ready by deadline; “doc fix” bill advances in House

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2013

The “Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act of 2013," introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on August 1, would eliminate one of the Stark Law’s

White House issues health reform progress report

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2012

In a January 18, 2012 report, the White House stated that all states have “taken some action to implement health reform,” and that 28 states and the District of Columbia are “on their way toward establishing their own Affordable Insurance Exchange.”

New HIPAA regulations released

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

On January 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released final regulations implementing changes to HIPAA mandated by the HITECH

Medical liability reform would produce savings

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2011

As a bill to reform the nation's medical liability system advances in the House, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has determined that enacting such legislation would reduce national healthcare spending by an estimated 0.4 percent