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With All Eyes on Senate ACA-Repeal Debate, House Passes Bill to Tweak Stark Law and Other Medicare Part B Policies
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

While the Capitol Hill spotlight is focused on the Senate debate on legislation to repeal or revise the Affordable Care Act, the House of


CMS Proposes Update to Medicare ESRD PPS Payments for 2018
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published a proposed rule to update the Medicare end-stage renal disease (ESRD) prospective


Is Telemedicine Change Coming to Congress? The Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017 Among Several New Federal Bills
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

Congress is reconsidering a nationwide telehealth coverage bill, named the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017, designed to introduce an


2017 Group Scoring Under MIPS: Who’s In, Who’s Out?
  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

Physician groups composed of MIPS eligible clinicians (“MECs”) may elect to have their members’ MIPS performance scored individually or as a group


Washington Healthcare Update - June 12, 2017
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

On June 7, the House Energy and Commerce Committee reported out a bill reauthorizing FDA user fee programs for drugs and medical devices in a


Litigation Spotlight: The Epoetin alfa (Epogen) Litigation
  • Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, PC
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

The Amgen, Inc. and Amgen Manufacturing, Limited (“Amgen”) litigation against Hospira, Inc. (“Hospira”), filed in September 2015, was one


Did CMS’s March 31, 2017 MIPS “Snapshot” Affect Your Practice Group’s MIPS Scoring?
  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
  • USA
  • April 26 2017

Ordinarily, CMS will calculate the MIPS final score for a practice group’s physicians on an individual or group basis. However, physicians


Conflict of Interest Concerns Prompt New CMS Restrictions on Dialysis Facility Payment of Beneficiary Health Plan Premiums; Allows Plans to Reject Third-Party Payments
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2016

Citing “differences between providers’ and suppliers’ financial interests and patients’ interests” that “may result in providers and suppliers taking


Making Sense of MACRA
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2016

The countdown has begun for the momentous Part B payment reforms created by the


Health Law Update - November 3, 2016
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2016

The countdown has begun for the momentous Part B payment reforms created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). On