Weekly Dose of Top 5 Healthcare Stories You Might’ve Missed
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Weekly Dose of Top 5 Healthcare Stories You Might’ve Missed

StephanieJaar - December 14, 2015

From our partner site, Healthcare Dive, we wanted to share the top 5 stories that readers were talking about and sharing last week. Last week, healthcare execs were…

CMS Finds More Than 10% of Payments Paid Improperly
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CMS Finds More Than 10% of Payments Paid Improperly

philcsolomon - August 4, 2015

   GAO Report Identifies Vulnerabilities in CMS’s Enrollment ProcessTo enroll in Medicare, providers and suppliers must use the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS). According to…

CMS Proposed Payment Changes for Outpatient Procedures
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CMS Proposed Payment Changes for Outpatient Procedures

Andy Salmen - August 21, 2014

On July 14, 2014, the CMS released its Proposed Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) schedule for out-patient departments, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and the Medicare Physician…

7 Ways to Improve Your Readmission Rates
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7 Ways to Improve Your Readmission Rates

Linda Ringquist - June 9, 2014

Summary: As most of us are aware, readmissions is a hot topic, especially in terms of the penalties assessed for readmission rates which are excessive. What can…

Are You Ready for Bundled Payments?
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Are You Ready for Bundled Payments?

wellbeme - March 1, 2014

CMS just put out a call this month for additional participants in bundled payments programs that involve post-acute care. By increasing the number of participants, they hope…

Medicare Advantage Cuts Don’t Bite: Health Insurers’ Stocks Rally
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Medicare Advantage Cuts Don’t Bite: Health Insurers’ Stocks Rally

John Graham - February 28, 2014

Late Friday, after the stock market closed, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced proposed n Late Friday, after the stock market closed, the Centers…

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CMS and Transitional Care Management Reimbursement Expansion

thielst - January 20, 2014

There is a new expansion to CMS's new reimbursement for transitional care services to include health professional shortage areas (HPSA) located in rural census tracts of metropolitan statistical…

New CMS Chief Confirmed by Senate
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Policy & Law
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New CMS Chief Confirmed by Senate

MichaelDouglas1 - May 18, 2013

Under the radar, perhaps? One would think that that news of the first Senate-confirmed CMS head in 7 years would get some media play. This week, the…

CMS and Healthcare Reform: What’s the Connection?
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Finance
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CMS and Healthcare Reform: What’s the Connection?

Total Innovation Group Inc. - March 1, 2013

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is a section of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Centers for Medicare and…

Unlocking a Patient’s Comprehensive “Clinical Narrative” Is Critical to ACO Enablement
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Unlocking a Patient’s Comprehensive “Clinical Narrative” Is Critical to ACO Enablement

Seth Kneller - February 16, 2013

There has never been a more pronounced period of transformation and change across the U.S. There has never been a more pronounced period of transformation and change…