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“Always a bridesmaid, never a bride” Might Work for Stark Liability but Not the Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2017

Last Thursday, a jury in federal district court in St. Louis handed down a verdict in a False Claims Act ("FCA") case that presents a laundry list of


OIG Releases November Work Plan Items; Focus on Opioid Prescribing and Telemedicine
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2017

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


2018 Updates to the MACRA Quality Payment Program
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2017

On November 2, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Final Rule with Comment updating the Quality Payment Program (QPP


CMS Releases 2018 MACRA Final Rule
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Nov. 2, 2017, posted the CY 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Final Rule. CMS finalized


Bipartisan Budget Act Eliminates Provider-Based Reimbursement for Some HOPDs
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 10 2017

Many hospitals may have to reassess their plans to develop new off-campus hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs). The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015


Changing the Laboratory Landscape: Medicare Poised to Cut Lab Rates by 21.9 Percent Beginning 2018
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2017

Laboratory-based diagnostic testing is an integral part of patient-centered health care and represents approximately 1.4 percent of Medicare spending


CMS Releases CY 2018 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System Final Rules
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Nov. 1, 2017, published a Final Rule that updates payment rates and policy changes in the


2018 Medicare Reimbursement Rates Make Deciding Whether to Convert a VAC or OBL Into an ASC Even More Challenging
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2017

Earlier this month the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Ambulatory Surgical


Top Takeaways for Medicare Physician and Hospital Payments in 2018
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Nov. 1, 2017, released the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and


CMS Releases CY 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Nov. 2, 2017, posted the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final