Corporate Compliance

Other issuances: CMS issues press release on prescription drug cost savings, fact sheet on building exchanges, and more

Medicare Insider, December 4, 2012

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CMS issues press release on prescription drug cost savings

On November 30, CMS issued a press release on the amount of money that people with Medicare will save as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

View the press release.

CMS issues fact sheet on building exchanges

On November 30, CMS issued a fact sheet that contains information on the agency’s progress when it comes to building new health insurance marketplaces called Exchanges.

View the fact sheet.

CMS posts notice on potential NCD topics

On November 28, CMS posed a notice which lists out some of topics submitted by the public that may be suitable candidates for further review as potential NCD topics.

View the notice.
 
CMS posts document on draft guidance for public, industry, and CMS staff CED
 
On November 28, CMS issued a document that contains draft guidance for the public, industry and CMS staff coverage with evidence development in the context of coverage decisions.
 
View the notice.

OIG issues assessment of hospital reporting of POA indicators on Medicare claims  

On November 26, the OIG issued an assessment of hospital reporting of present on admission indicators on Medicare claims which found that hospital coders incorrectly reported 3% of the 5,491 POA indicators reviewed, resulting in the presence of at least one incorrect indicator on 129 claims (18 %).

View the OIG report.

CMS posts memorandum on patient safety initiative FY 2013 pilot phase

On November 9, CMS posted a memorandum containing information on the patient safety initiative FY 2013 pilot phase – revised draft surveyor worksheets.

View the letter.



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