Medicaid Managed Care

CMS issues final rules on Medicaid managed care pass-through payments

The American Hospital Association says the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Tuesday released a final rule limiting states’ ability to increase...
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Inpatient/Outpatient-Dimensions Database meeting scheduled for Feb. 9

The Inpatient and Outpatient (IPOP)/Dimensions Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 9 from noon–3:30 p.m. CST at the Sheraton Sioux Falls. Lunch will be...
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CMS announces extension of 2016 reporting deadline for reporting eCQM data

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is notifying hospitals and critical access hospitals participating in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and/or...
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State transitioning Division of Adult Services and Aging (ASA) to DHS

The state Division of Adult Services and Aging (ASA) will be transitioning to the Department of Human Services (DHS), effective in April. Lynne Valenti, secretary...
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LeadingAge opens registration for PEAK Leadership Summit

LeadingAge is inviting the country’s top aging services business leaders, experts and advocates to Washington, D.C., for the PEAK Leadership Summit, its preeminent leadership...

Legislators look to restrict lobbyists’ access

Members of the state House and Senate last week undertook unprecedented efforts to restrict access to lobbyists and general public between 8 a.m. and...
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SD Medicaid says paper RAs replaced with Medicaid Online Portal

South Dakota Medicaid is reminding providers that the mailing of paper remittance advices (RAs) has been replaced with the Medicaid Online Portal, which will...
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NHPCO selects Banach as new president and CEO

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) has selected Edo Banach, JD, as its next president and chief executive officer. Banach succeeds J. Donald...
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South Dakota Health Care Solutions Coalition continues, next meeting Jan. 25

The South Dakota Health Care Solutions Coalition met Wednesday, Jan. 11, for the adoption of the final report and the status of the six...
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HRSA issues final rule on 340B drug ceiling prices, penalties

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has released a final rule on drug ceiling prices and civil monetary penalties for manufacturers in the...