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CMS releases CY 2016 ESRD PPS proposed rule
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

On June 26, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed rule to update the Medicare end-stage renal disease (ESRD


Congressional health policy hearings
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

A House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight hearing recently reviewed the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on health insurance premiums


CMS proposed 2016 Medicare payment rules in the pipeline
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

CMS recently sent several major proposed Medicare CY 2016 payment rules to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for regulatory


CMS revises expands ACO “Investment Model” opportunities
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

As previously reported, CMS announced a Medicare Shared Savings ProgramAccountable Care Organization (ACO) “Investment Model” last fall to better


MedPAC report to Congress on Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has released its June 2015 Report to the Congress on Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System


CMS independence at home demonstration yields $25 million in savings in first year
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

The CMS Independence at Home Demonstration saved more than $25 million during its first performance year while delivering high-quality patient care


CMS proposes HCPCS changes for miscellaneous DME
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

CMS is proposing to revise the coding used to describe miscellaneous durable medical equipment (DME). The agency notes that HCPCS code E1399


OIG report assesses accuracy of CMS financial assistance payments to ACA QHP issuers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

According to a recent OIG report, CMS's internal controls did not effectively ensure the accuracy of almost $2.8 billion in advance cost-sharing


Obama administration announces record Medicare Strike Force "takedown"
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

On June 18, 2015, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell and Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced that a nationwide Medicare Fraud Strike Force sweep


House passes bills to repeal ACA medical device tax and IPAB, revise Medicare Advantage policy
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

The House of Representatives has taken action on a number of bills to modify certain Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions, revise Medicare Advantage