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CMS awards "survey of retail prices" contract to Myers and Stauffer - moves one step closer to average acquisition cost

USA - July 12 2011 On July 8, 2011, CMS announced that it had awarded Myers and Stauffer, LC a contract to prepare a monthly survey of retail community pharmacy (“RCP”) prescription drug prices....

Vicky G. Gormanly, Robert J. Hill.


Summary and analysis of Medicare's Shared Savings Program for accountable care organizations

USA - April 21 2011 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”), enacted in March 2010, requires that the Secretary (“Secretary”) of the Department of Health & Human Services (“HHS”) establish a Medicare “Shared Savings Program” by January 1, 2012....

Carol C. Loepere, Debra A. McCurdy, Susan A. Edwards, Scot T. Hasselman, Paul W. Pitts.


CMS final rule expands MedicareMedicaidCHIP provider and supplier screening requirements under Affordable Care Act authority

USA - February 18 2011 On February 2, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule with comment period (Final Rule) implementing provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that strengthen provider and supplier screening provisions under Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)....

Debra A. McCurdy, Carol Colborn Loepere, Scot T. Hasselman, Elizabeth B. Carder-Thompson.


CMS to publish pharmacies' actual acquisition costs as new drug pricing benchmark

USA - February 14 2011 On February 3, 2011, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius sent a letter to state governors identifying several areas of potential cost savings for state Medicaid programs....

Vicky G. Gormanly, Robert J. Hill.


CMS proposes broad expansion of MedicareMedicaidCHIP provider and supplier screening requirements under Affordable Care Act authority

USA - October 7 2010 I Introduction On September 23, 2010, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule that would implement provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) designed to strengthen provider and supplier screening requirements under the Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)....

Debra A. McCurdy, Carol Colborn Loepere, Scot T. Hasselman.