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CMS Call on IMPACT ACT Standardized Patient Assessment - PatientFamily Perspective (May 12)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

On May 12, 2016, CMS will host a conference call on "Understanding the IMPACT Act-Patient and Family Focused for Informed Decision Making." The call


CMS Issues Rule to Implement LTCH PPS Wound Care Discharge Payment Policy, Geographic Reclassification Changes
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

CMS has published an interim final rule with comment period to implement a recent statutory provision addressing Medicare payments to certain rural


CMS Finalizes Updated Fire Safety Standards for Health Care Facilities
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

On May 4, 2016, CMS is publishing a final rule amending fire safety standards applicable to the following types of Medicare- and


Recent Congressional Health Policy Hearings
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

A number of recent Congressional hearings have focused on health policy topics, including the following: A House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on


House Energy & Commerce Committee Approves Legislation to Address Opioid and Drug Abuse Epidemic
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

The House Energy & Commerce Committee has approved several more bipartisan public health bills, including a series of bills intended to combat opioid


CMS Proposes Update to Medicare IRF PPS Payments for FY 2017
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

CMS has published its proposed rule to update Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for FY


President Obama Signs Zika Priority Review, Controlled Substances Laws
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

President Obama has signed into law S. 2512, which adds Zika virus to the Food and Drug Administration priority review voucher program to encourage


Energy & Commerce Committee Hearing to Focus on Physician Preparation for MACRA Reforms (April 19)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

On April 19, 2016, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health is holding a hearing entitled "Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act


HRSA Reopens Comment Period on 340B CMP Proposed Rule
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

On April 19, 2016, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing a notice reopening for 30 days the comment period on its


GAO Report Shows Medicare Bearing Largest Burden from Sequestration Cuts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

Medicare cuts comprised 58 of all sequestration savings in fiscal year (FY) 2014 $11.3 billion out of $19.4 billion in total sequestration funds