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Webinar: Lost in Translation

Overview The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act helps assess the health status of individuals as they transition between acute and post-acute care...

IPPS and IPF rule proposes changes

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a display copy of the federal fiscal year 2018 proposed payment rule for the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS). Included with the IPPS proposed rule are proposed changes to the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting (IPFQR) Program.

CMS revisiting guidance on “shared space” arrangements

In many South Dakota communities, hospitals have developed “shared space” arrangements with other providers, such as visiting specialists, to ensure access to care. These...

MedPAC issues March report to Congress

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has released its March report to Congress.

Unlocking the Door to the MACRA Quality Payment Program

Unlocking the Door to the MACRA Quality Payment Program August 15 10:00 am-11:00 am Overview Policymakers and health care experts are promoting new...

Lost in Translation: Bridging the Post-Acute Care Gap to Reduce...

Lost in Translation: Bridging the Post-Acute Care Gap to Reduce Readmissions June 21, 10:00 am-11:00 am CDT Overview The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation...

CMS finalizes new Medicare and Medicaid home health care rules, beneficiary...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Monday finalized rules governing home health agencies aimed at improving the quality of health care...

Judge rejects HHS’s motion to reconsider order compelling agency to reduce...

A federal judge has rejected a request by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to reconsinder his order to eliminate the backlog...

Video-based telemedicine use triples in 2016

The use of video-based telemedicine has more than tripled over the past year, according to a recent survey from Rock Health, a venture fund...

Judge orders HHS to eliminate Medicare claims appeals backlog

A federal judge has ordered the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to eliminate the backlog of pending Medicare claims appeals at the...