Rural health care

CMS officials meet with SDAHO, member facilities on rural health care

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Health Insurance Specialist Ceilly Robl and Associate Regional Administrator John Hannigan met with SDAHO leadership at the...
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Resources available for facilities experiencing issues with DME bidding

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has shared some resources for facilities experiencing issues with durable medical equipment bidding. LeadingAge says it has...
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CMS proposes risk-adjustment, cost-sharing changes for Health Insurance Marketplaces

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Monday issued a proposed rule that would set the standards governing health insurance issuers and the...
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CDC: Two quarters of CDI data calculated with incorrect risk-adjustment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has notified the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that two quarters of Clostridium difficile...
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Office of Civil Rights offering non-discrimination webinar

The Office of Civil Rights is offering a webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 13, on new final rule guidance related to on its prohibiting of...
NHSC website

Deadline to apply for NHSC loan repayment program approaching

The deadline to apply for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) is Oct. 13. The program provides...

CMS urged to delay HOPD site-neutral policies

In a letter sent to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Scott A. Duke, president/CEO of the South Dakota Association of Healthcare...

HRSA issues proposed rule on drug pricing dispute resolution

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is proposing a dispute resolution process for 340B Drug Pricing Program hospitals and clinics that claim they...

AHA holding webcast on site-neutral payment provisions

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is holding a special members-only virtual advocacy day next week on the site-neutral payment provisions in the outpatient prospective...

Rosebud, Pine Ridge hospitals to benefit from accreditation contract

Hospitals on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Indian reservations are among federally operated medical facilities across eight states that will benefit from a new...