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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Hospital Price Transparency Rule

USA - December 30 2020 Just three days before its effective date, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia affirmed the legality of the Department of…

Benjamin C. Fee, Elizabeth A. Elias, Lori A. Wink, Matthew D. Reed.

Holiday Surprise for Health Care Providers: Spending Package Includes Surprise Billing Fix

USA - December 28 2020 On December 22, 2020, Congress passed a government funding deal, which includes a long-awaited federal fix for “surprise billing.” Most of the new…

Abigail Kaericher, Amy L. Mackin, Angela Smith.

REMINDER: Hospital Price Transparency Requirements Begin January 1, 2021 (Now with CMS Audits)

USA - December 21 2020 Beginning January 1, 2021, hospitals across the country must publicly post the prices they charge for items and services, including payer-specific…

Amy L. Mackin, Benjamin C. Fee, Lori A. Wink.

CMS Finalizes 2021 MPFS Final Rule - 3 Key Policy Changes Impacting Flexibility for Non-Physician Practitioners

USA - December 16 2020 In early December, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued its Calendar Year (“CY”) 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (“MPFS”)…

Lori A. Wink, Regan E. Tankersley.

CMS Announces Geographic Direct Contracting Model

USA - December 14 2020 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently announced a new voluntary direct contracting model - the Geographic Direct Contracting…

Jennifer F. Skeels, Julie K. Lappas, Julie Mitchell.