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Trump Administration Unveils Its First Bundled Payment Initiative BPCI Advanced
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2018

The Trump Administration has rolled out its first CMS Innovation Center Medicare bundled payment initiative, the Bundled Payments for Care


Ringing in the New Year with New Medicare Payment Rates for Physicians, Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) final rules1 updating the Quality Reporting Program and Medicare payment rates for the Hospital


Escobar Upends $350 Million FCA Verdict
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 17 2018

On January 11, 2018, a federal court in Florida overturned a $350 million False Claims Act (FCA) jury verdict against a nursing home operator


CMS Gives States Options for Complying with Cures Act Mandate to Cap Medicaid DME Rates
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2018

As previously reported, the 21st Century Cures Act prohibits federal financial participation (FFP) payments to the states for certain Medicaid


340B Update: Hospitals Appeal Ruling on OPPS Reimbursement Cut; House Committee Issues Report Recommending Changes to 340B Program
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

The beginning of 2018 has brought significant developments relating to the federal 340B Drug Pricing Program (“340B Program”). On January 1


The Battle over Medicare's Treatment of Provider Taxes May be Coming to an End
  • Baker Donelson
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

For much of the past decade, hospitals and CMS have battled over whether providers may claim, as Medicare reasonable costs, the full amount of


Medicare 340B Drug Payment Policy Survives Legal Challenge; Hospitals Say, It's Not Over
  • Baker Donelson
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

A federal court has handed CMS an initial legal victory enabling drastic cuts in Medicare Part B payment to take effect for separately payable drugs


New Deduction for Passthrough Entity Owners: Complexities and Planning Opportunities Abound
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • January 12 2018

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the comprehensive tax reform bill (the Act) that was passed by Congress on December 20. The Act


Trump Administration Encourages States to Implement Medicaid Work Requirements
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • January 12 2018

Policy analysts immediately began to speculate how Ms. Verma, if confirmed, might influence President Trump’s promised overhaul of the U.S. healthcare


CMS Publishes Final Rule to Cancel Medicare Episode Payment and Cardiac Rehab Incentive Payment Models, and to Cut Back Joint Replacement Model
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

On December 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule to cancel Medicare’s hospital Episode Payment Models