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AHA: Study finds 38 percent rise in inpatient drug costs

A new study from the University of Chicago’s NORC has found that inpatient hospital drug costs per admission increased...
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CMS removing SSNs from Medicare cards

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be removing social security numbers from all Medicare cards to...
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Updated HIPAA security risk analysis tool

The Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT and the Office for Civil Rights recently posted an updated...

OIG issues report on election statements, terminal illness certifications

The Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) has released a report calling on hospices...
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CMS Rural Health Solutions Summit planned for Oct. 19

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is planning a CMS Rural Health Solutions Summit on Oct. 19...
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CMS creates toolkit for Medicaid provider enrollment requirements

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has created the Medicaid Provider Enrollment Requirements (MPE) Toolkit to update...
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State lists of 15 most common languages made available for ACA Section 1557 compliance

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Civil Rights has posted new FAQs for compliance with...
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Rep. Noem’s IHS reform bill receives Ways and Means Committee approval

With recruitment of quality medical staff being one of the top challenges within Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities in...
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Moratorium legislative committee holds third meeting

The third meeting of the Regulation on Nursing and Assisted Living Beds Study was held on Sept. 8 in...

CMS to give clinicians more options to comply with MACRA in 2017

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Acting Administrator Andrew Slavitt said in a blog post Thursday that the...

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