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CMS Releases MACRA Final Rule, Easing 2017 Reporting Requirements
On October 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
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20 Oct 2016
MACRA’s Advancement Of EHR Interoperability And Telehealth
This is the fourth and final post in our series on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.
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27 Apr 2015
MACRA: Program Integrity And Fraud And Abuse Provisions
On Thursday April 16th, President Obama signed into law the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. Pub.L. 114-10.
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23 Apr 2015
Beyond SGR – MACRA Provides Additional Payment Provisions And Offsets
This is the second post in our continuing series on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Pub.L. No: 114-10.
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22 Apr 2015
With SGR Repealed, Replacement Policy Creates New Priorities
Health policy experts have long called for an end to the annual, or even sometime monthly, ritual of "patching" the SGR to avoid reimbursement cuts triggered by unsustainable growth in Medicare spending.
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21 Apr 2015
Divided Supreme Court Restricts Provider Challenges To State Medicaid Rates
A divided Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 margin on March 31st that providers may not sue in federal court over the adequacy of state Medicaid rates.
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7 Apr 2015
7th Circuit Court of Appeals Creates Expansive Definition of "Referral" Under the Anti-Kickback Statute
On February 10, 2015, in United States v. Patel, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a physician makes a "referral" within the meaning of the federal health care programs Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS).
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13 Feb 2015
CMS Releases Physician Medicare Billing Data
The Department of Health and Human Services announced a "historic" release of Medicare payment data to provide consumers with "unprecedented transparency".
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11 Apr 2014
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