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CMS Publishes the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice Form and Instructions

USA - December 22 2016 On December 8, 2016, CMS published the final version of the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) that hospitals and critical access hospitals…

Matthew W. Horton

CMS Final Rule and 21st Century Cures Act Include Good and Bad News for Provider-Based Sites

USA - December 13 2016 CMS recently published its final outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rule, which includes its new policies governing payment related to…

Thomas W. Coons

CMS Releases the 2016 OPPS Final Rule

USA - November 11 2016 On November 1, 2016, CMS published its final policy changes, quality provisions, and payment rates for 2017, as they relate to the Medicare Hospital…

Hannah M. Whitman Clark

Home Health Agency PPS Update for 2017: Quality, Quality, Quality

USA - November 11 2016 Share On November 3rd, CMS published the Final Prospective Payment System (PPS) Rule for Home Health Agencies (HHAs) for CY 2017 at 81 FR 76702 (Nov…

Meredith N. Larson

D.C. District Court Strikes Down PRRB's Application of the "Self-Disallowance" Jurisdictional Requirement

USA - September 30 2016 In Banner Heart Hospital, et al. v. Burwell, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (Court) held on August 19, 2016, that the…

Matthew W. Horton