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HHS Delays Provider Relief Fund Reporting Deadline

USA - January 19 2021 The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Friday, January 15, 2021, one month before the former reporting deadline, that it...

Howard J. Young.

Hospice: Consolidated Appropriations Act Revamps Medicare Survey and Certification Process

USA - January 12 2021 Modifications also include public disclosure of accreditation organization survey information and intermediate civil penalty remedies for...

Howard J. Young.

Respite Care Flexibility During the COVID-19 Pandemic - A Pragmatic Legislative Fix

USA - August 7 2020 Imagine you are the primary caretaker for your 94-year-old terminally ill mother who lives in your home while under hospice care during the...

Howard J. Young.

CMS to Restart Medicare Audits Beginning August 3

USA - July 17 2020 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that it intends to resume both prepayment and postpayment medical reviews...

Gregory N. Etzel, Howard J. Young.

HHS Signals Intent to Renew the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

USA - July 2 2020 Much to the relief of the healthcare provider community, US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) spokesperson Michael Caputo tweeted on...

Susan Feigin Harris.