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Medicare and Medicaid Drug Policy Provisions in the Obama Administration’s Proposed FY 2017 Budget
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

The Obama Administration's proposed fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget, released on February 9, 2016, includes a number of legislative proposals that would


CMS Finalizes Medicaid Home Health and Medical Equipment Policy Changes, Including Face-to-Face Encounter Requirements
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2016

CMS published a final rule on February 2, 2016 to implement statutory requirements regarding documentation of face-to-face encounters with Medicaid


House Energy & Commerce Committee Seeks Comments on Medicare Site-Neutral Payment Policies
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2016

The House Energy and Commerce Committee is seeking input on Section 603 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, which established a site-neutral


CMS Proposes Changes to Medicare Shared Savings ProgramACO Benchmark Rebasing Rules
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2016

On February 3, 2016, CMS published a proposed rule that would revise the methodology CMS uses to measure the performance of accountable care


OIG Interim Evaluation of ACA LTC Employee Background Check Grant Program
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2016

The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued an interim evaluation report on an Affordable Care Act (ACA) program that provides grants to


CMS Issues Guide on Avoiding Readmissions in Diverse Medicare Populations
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

The CMS Office of Minority Health has released a “Guide to Preventing Readmissions among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Medicare Beneficiaries.” The


House Fails to Override President’s Veto of ACA Repeal Bill
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

On February 2, 2016, the House failed to muster the votes needed to override President Obama’s veto of H.R. 3762, the “Restoring Americans'


Government Reports Compile Medicaid, Dual Eligible Beneficiary Spending, Enrollment Data
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report on trends in Medicaid managed care spending, enrollment, and oversight. Notably, the


CMS Proposal Would Expand MedicarePrivate Claims Data Available for Care Improvement
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

CMS has issued a proposed rule that would allow organizations approved as “qualified entities” to confidentially share or sell analyses of Medicare


President Obama Establishes “White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force” Led by VP Biden, Calls for $1 Billion Investment in Cancer Research
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

President Obama recently signed a memorandum formally establishing a White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force to coordinate and strengthen federal and