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OIG Report Highlights MFCU Achievements
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

The OIG has released its Medicaid Fraud Control Units Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report, which compiles data on investigations and prosecutions by the


HHS Proposes Changes to State Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Rules
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) have proposed amendments to the regulations governing


House Approves Medicare ESRD Coverage, Rural Hospital Supervision Bills
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

On September 21, 2016, the House of Representatives approved HR 5659, the Expanding Seniors Receiving Dialysis Choice Act of 2016, which would allow


Energy and Commerce Committee Clears Public Health Bills
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

On September 21, 2016, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously approved the following public health bills: H.R. 4365, Protecting Patient


CMS Ends Temporary Suspension of Hospital “Two-Midnight” Short Stay Reviews
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2016

CMS has announced that it is allowing Beneficiary and Family Centered Care (BFCC) Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) to resume initial patient


OIG Updates Corporate Integrity Agreement Independent Review Organization Guidance
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2016

The OIG has updated its guidance for providers under Corporate Integrity Agreements regarding the circumstances that might affect the independence


GAO, OIG Issue Reports on Medicare Part B Drug Payment Issues
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2016

The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued several reports on various Medicare Part B


CMS Posts PAMA Clinical Lab Fee Schedule Data Reporting Template and User Guide
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2016

In order to assist the clinical laboratory community in meeting new Medicare reporting requirements under the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of


CMS Announces Flexibility for Physician First-Year Participation in MACRA Quality Payment Program
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2016

In a recent blog post, CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt announced CMS’s plans to give physicians more options for complying with significant


DMEPOS Bidding Round 1 2017 Single Payment Amounts Announced
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2016

CMS has announced the single payment amounts for Round 1 2017 of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS