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CMS Mulling Changes to CLIA Personnel, Proficiency Testing Referral Rules
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2018

CMS is requesting information from the public on potential changes to longstanding Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) personnel


OIG Invites Anti-kickback Safe Harbor, Fraud Alert Recommendations
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2018

The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published its annual solicitation of recommendations for new or revised anti-kickback statute safe


DOJ Recouped $2.4 billion in Health Care Industry False Claims Act Settlements in FY 2017
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2018

The Department of Justice (DOJ) obtained $3.7 billion in False Claims Act (FCA) settlements and judgments in fiscal year (FY) 2017, with $2.4 billion


CMS Establishes New Rules for Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs Impacted by ExtremeUncontrollable Circumstances
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2017

CMS has just put on display an interim final rule with comment period to establish special policies to assess the performance year 2017 financial and


OIG Report Assesses Accuracy of Manufacturer-Reported Medicaid Rebate Program Data
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

The OIG recently issued a report evaluating the accuracy of pharmaceutical manufacturer-reported Medicaid drug rebate program data, including pricing


CMS Plans Educational Call on Low Volume Appeals Settlement Initiative (Jan. 9)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

On January 9, 2018, CMS is hosting a call to discuss its new low volume appeals settlement option. As previously reported, this option is available


Trump Administration Outlines Planned Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions for 2018
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

The Trump Administration has updated its "Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions," which lists the scope and anticipated timing of


Year-End Congressional Hearings Examine Health Policies
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2017

This month, Congressional committees held a number of hearings that focused on health policy issues, including


GOP Tax Bill Eliminates ACA Individual Insurance Mandate Penalty
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2017

While previous broad Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have failed, the GOP tax bill cleared by Congress today has


CMS Extends Medicare Prior Authorization Program for Repetitive Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transport
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2017

CMS is extending for another year the Medicare prior authorization program for repetitive, scheduled non-emergent ambulance transport services