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Out with the Old Rules? Will Trump and Republicans Target Health Care Regulations for Reversal in the New Year under Congressional Review Act?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

The Congressional Review Act (CRA) has been used to overturn only one final rule in 20 years, but that situation may be about to change. According to


GAO Calls for Easier Public Access to SNF Expenditure Data
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued a report highlighting concerns with the public accessibility and Reliability of skilled


CMS Releases 2017 Medicare Deductible and Coinsurance Amounts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

CMS has announced Medicare Part A and B beneficiary cost sharing amounts for 2017. With regard to Part A, the 2017 deductible for hospital inpatient


CMS Proposes Restrictions on New Medicaid Managed Care Pass-Through Payments
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

CMS is proposing to prohibit states from adopting new or increased “pass-through” payments to hospitals, nursing facilities, and physicians under


CMS Posts Final 2017 Medicare Clinical Lab Payment Determinations
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

CMS has released the final 2017 Medicare clinical laboratory fee schedule (CLFS) payment determinations for new and reconsidered test codes


$20 Increase in Medicare Outpatient Therapy Cap Limits Announced for 2017
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

Medicare outpatient therapy limits are set to increase slightly in 2017. Specifically, the 2017 cap will be $1,980 for physical therapy and


Obama Administration Releases Regulatory Agenda - But Changes Expected Under Trump Administration
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

The Obama Administration has updated its regulatory agenda, listing the anticipated timing of pending and future regulatory actions, including a


CMS Finalizes Medicare OPPS, ASC Rates and Policies for 2017
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

CMS has published its final rule with comment period updating the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and the Ambulatory


CMS Publishes Final Rule Updating 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rates and Policies
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) for calendar year (CY) 2017. In


New OIG Investigations to Look at Wide Range of Medicare, Medicaid Services in FY 2017
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued its FY 2017 Work Plan, which lays out the OIG’s current audit, evaluation, and other legal and