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The Way Forward for Telemedicine
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 25 2017

A lot of us have argued that one of the floodgates for telemedicine has been reimbursement. If states and the Federal government more liberally


Preliminary Payment Rates Released for New Clinical Lab Fee Schedule; Comments Due October 23
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2017

On Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took an important step toward implementing the sweeping changes to


CMS Provides Waivers in States Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently modified and waived certain Medicare enrollment and billing requirements to ensure the


Top Five Takeaways from MedPAC’s Meeting on Medicare Issues and Policy Developments - September 2017
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 20 2017

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission ("MedPAC") met in Washington, DC, on September 7-8, 2017. The purpose of this and other public meetings of


Closing Window for Physicians to Earn Medicare Bonuses Based on 2017 Performance
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • September 20 2017

Under the new Quality Payment Program (QPP) mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2017 (MACRA), physicians who annually bill


Holding Executives Personally Responsible: An Increasing Government Priority
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2017

Earlier this month, we covered the Spectocor action which involved an executive and his company’s agreement to pay $10.56M of a $13.45M total


CMS' Proposed Changes to the Physician Fee Schedule: 2018 Payment and Policy Updates
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • September 18 2017

On July 21, 2017, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule that addresses Part B Medicare payments and policies


OIG Releases September Work Plan Items; Includes Part D Sponsor Reporting of Rebates and Price Concessions to Medicare
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2017

As we recently announced, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is updating its Work Plan monthly rather than its previous twice-yearly publications


Capitol Hill Healthcare Update
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2017

Republican Senators pushing a last-ditch effort to overhaul the Affordable Care Act (ACA) say they are within one vote of having the support needed to


What Exactly Is a Hospital, Anyway? CMS Issues Guidance on “Primarily Engaged” Medicare Certification Requirement
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2017

The rules that govern participation in the Medicare program are notoriously voluminous and complex. Indeed, courts have described them as akin to a