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Requirements for review of access to care for Medicaid recipients formalized

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has formalized the requirements for review of access to care for Medicaid recipients. The new requirements...
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Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Providers Interim Study meets

The Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Providers Interim Study reconvened for its third meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The committee began with discussion on the...

SDAHO 2016 Mid-Year Compensation Survey set for release

The 2016 SDAHO Mid-Year Compensation Survey results will be released the first week in October. Participating members will receive an email with their login...
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CMS issues proposed rule on Medicaid DSH payments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) published a proposed rule on Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payment regarding the treatment of third party...
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Emergency preparedness final rule intended to increase patient safety

On Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the long-awaited final rule on emergency preparedness, intended to establish...
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South Dakota receives Medicaid RAC exemption approval

CMS has approved South Dakota’s State Plan Amendment (SPA) 16-001, granting South Dakota another 3-year exemption from federal requirements to establish a Recovery Audit...
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FFY 2017 Medicare IPPS Final Rule Analysis available, webinar planned

The federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017 Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Final Rule Analysis is intended to show members how Medicare inpatient fee-for-service...
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FFY 2017 Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program analysis available

SDAHO has completed its analysis of the FFY 2017 Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, which is intended to provide members with a preview of the...
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FFY2017 IPPS final rule

On Aug. 2, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017 payment rule for the Medicare...
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Proposed Payment Rule: Medicare Advancing Care Coordination through EPM

On July 26, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed payment rule for the Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment...