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CMS Corrects Final 2017 OPPSASC Rule, Results in Slight Payment Increase
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

CMS has published a notice correcting technical errors in its November 14, 2016 final rule with comment period updating the Medicare hospital


CMS to Host Call on Transitioning Physician Quality Reporting to MIPS (Jan. 24)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

On January 24, 2017, CMS is hosting a call to discuss how to complete the final reporting period for the “legacy” Medicare physician quality


OIG Issues Annual Solicitation of Suggestions for New Fraud Alerts, Anti-Kickback Safe Harbors
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is inviting public recommendations for new or modified


GAO Highlights Barriers to Small & Rural Provider Participation in Medicare Value-Based Payment Models
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2016

CMS has developed a variety of Medicare value-based payment models that tie payments to quality and efficiency metrics, and the importance of such


OIG Semiannual Report Highlights FY 2016 Fraud Recoveries, Enforcement Actions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2016

The HHS Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) latest its Semiannual Report to Congress highlights top audits, investigations, and enforcement


CMS Issues Final ACA Benefit and Payment Policies for 2018; Questions Loom Over Implementation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2016

On December 16, 2016, CMS released its Affordable Care Act (ACA) Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters final rule and the final Annual Letter to


GAO Assesses Impact of Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program on Beneficiary Access, OIG Documents Market Share for Diabetes Testing Supplies
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2016

The number of Medicare beneficiaries who received durable medical equipment (DME) items generally fell after Round 2 of competitive bidding program


CMS Announces New Medicare Prior Authorization Requirements for Two Types of Power Wheelchairs
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2016

Beginning in March 2017, CMS is phasing in new Medicare prior authorization (PA) requirements for two types of power wheelchairs under a policy


OIG Finalizes Expanded CMP Authorities under the ACA
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2016

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has published a final rule to codify the OIG’s expanded


CMS Releases Standardized Hospital Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice Form
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2016

Hospitals are facing a March 8, 2017 deadline to begin using the new Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) to inform Medicare beneficiaries