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  SNF final rule: Prepare for PDPM
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final r
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Hospital
CMS updates the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) annually. In simplest terms,
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
CMS finalized changes to multiple quality measures in the
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Ho
AUGUST 7, 2014
The 2015 IPPS final rule, released August 4, focuses on quality initiatives and includes n
  SNF PPS final rule published, new payment model to begin October 1, 2019
AUGUST 3, 2018
  10 things you need to know about CMS? final SNF PPS rule, and PDPM
AUGUST 31, 2018
  CMS publishes corrections to RUG-IV federal per diem rates & MDS item in SNF PPS final rule
OCTOBER 5, 2018
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
CMS’ 2014 IPPS Final Rule redefined the criteria for inpatient admission when it implemente
CMS’ recently released 2015 IPPS final rule focuses on quality initiatives mandated by the
CMS will delay implementation of a chart-abstracted sepsis measure included in the IPPS fi
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS finalized a number of coding and MS-DRG changes as part of the fiscal year 2016 IPPS final ru
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
The 2016 OPPS proposed rule is likely to continue CMS' trend of expanded packaging and fea
Providers anticipated an update to the 2-midnight rule in the 2016 IPPS final rule release
By Steven Andrews Despite dealing with the final touches for ICD-10 implementation, provi
CMS issued the fiscal year (FY) 2017 IPPS proposed rule yesterday with updates to several quali
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the 2014 IPPS final rule makes properly identi
Providers know the drill for addressing and operationalizing CMS' annual IPPS and OPPS updates,
  CMS' 2014 IPPS final rule redefined inpatient admissions when it implemented the
  Finalized rules for shared savings ACOs place greater emphasis on quality
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
  CMS updates Conditions of Participation in Final Rule
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
  Excerpts from the final rule: What's changing?
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
  Advancing care coordination through episode payment models final rule
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
  In the 2016 IPPS final rule, CMS added three new claims-based measures and one s
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Implement operating rules - Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
Correction notice to IPPS final rule On March 18, CMS and HHS issued a
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
CMS posts final decision on HIV screening   On April 13, CMS posted a final dec
A final rule published May 11 by OSHA will require employers operating in dangerous industries, i
MAY 26, 2016
  CMS pushes SNFs toward payment reform in FY 2016 PPS final rule
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
  SNF PPS final rule for 2017 brings increased rate but new challenges
OCTOBER 7, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released its final rule on Medicaid.  
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
CMS should have addressed the 2-midnight rule, but didn’t in the fiscal year 2016 IPPS prop
Agencies would have until Jan. 13, 2018, to prepare for most of the revised Home Health Condition
  New tax rule could save SNFs thousands annually
APRIL 27, 2018
  Proposed payment rule PDPM: What SNFs need to know
  Providers worry that proposed rule could cut Medicaid revenue
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
  CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients' Health Insurance Choices for 2018
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017
On November 16, CMS issued the final rule for bundled payment demonstration (lower extremity) ef
DECEMBER 4, 2015
  MedPAC comments on CMS’s proposed rule on Medicare Part C and Part D
JANUARY 5, 2018
  Trump administration's proposed rule aims to penalize legal immigrants for using Medicaid
OCTOBER 12, 2018
CMS finalized proposed changes to the 2-midnight rule in its 2016 OPPS final rule.
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
    The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017 a
  “Under the Inpatient Prospective Payment system (IPPS), Medicare reimburse
CMS has finalized a decision to make 19 OASIS items — 48 data elements &mdash
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduced Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that could im
By Steven Andrews   Most policies in the OPPS final rule are not e
The FDA in December issued a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of active ingredients in
The FDA in December issued a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of active ingredients in
MAY 1, 2018
On May 23, 2014, there was a new federal rule issued that requires physicians, including p
CMS finalized its proposals regarding the 2-midnight rule, including moving responsibility for ru
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) released a final rule upda
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule this week that would
APRIL 21, 2016
Final PPS rule: OASIS   by Kirsten Dize Many items will be el
What potential impact does the final rule on overpayments have on home health agencies? F
While CMS’ new payment rule bundling hip and knee replacement surgeries may have sparked so
DECEMBER 15, 2015
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
  On Thursday, CMS released a final rule updating the Medicare Shared Savings Prog
The Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule, issued this week, increases minimum salary req
Presented on: Thursday, February 8, 2018 1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the
JULY 16, 2014
JUSTCODING
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
On July 29, CMS issued a final rule (CMS-1645-F) outlining FY 2017 Medicare payment policies and
AUGUST 5, 2016
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule,
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
The 2016 OPPS final rule includes the first negative payment update for the system, but CMS also
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
The final interpretive guidelines for the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued final regulations for the Med
CMS yesterday announced a proposed rule on the adoption of the 2012 editions of the Life Safet
APRIL 15, 2014
The latest rules proposed this spring for the electronic health records (EHR) incentive programs
By Steven Andrews   Small tweaks to the 2-midnight rule in the 201
In the final 2018 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rule released by CMS, total knee a
MARCH 15, 2019
by: Kirsten Dize CMS released the 2018 guidance manual for OASIS-C2 on August 4.
As part of the changes in its recent final rule, CMS has eliminated the requirement that ambulat
On November 16, CMS posted the final rule with comment period addressing changes to the physician
CMS has finalized its plan to cancel four mandatory episode payment models for common cardiac and
Although the final rule contained several notable changes to the proposed VBP pilot set to launch
On May 3, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a final rule (
CMS removed two add-on procedure codes from the inpatient-only list in the 2015 OPPS final
Final Rule Released After receiving 118 comments from the public, the Cen
A new set of claims transaction rules has been approved by CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for
by Kirsten Dize CMS released the final OASIS-D guidance manual less than two wee
  CMS recently announced a finalized rule allowing hospitals more flexibility meet
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
The release of the final rules for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACR
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
Provider-based clinics and departments are increasingly common at hospitals, but the rules for pr
Proposed payment rule Editor’s note: CMS released a proposed new paymen
CMS CoPs New final rule refines and redefines medical staff
AUGUST 1, 2014
You should review the final CoPs and the draft interpretive guidelines. Sections
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
On Friday, April 27, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a hig
CMS announced on September 8 that it had finalized new emergency response requirements for health
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Facilities have less than 20 days to fully comply with CMS’ new emergency preparedness rule
OCTOBER 26, 2017
CMS finalizes emergency preparedness of Medicare/Medicaid-certified facilities
  The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) issued a draft rule late Fr
APRIL 14, 2015
CMS solidifies a fix to the COT OMRA policy in 2015 final rule
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
First appeared in Homecare Insider. The Department of Labor’s final rule o
MAY 26, 2016
Q: Is there a way to convince management that Security Rule compliance is just as importa
This week’s updates include Focused Dementia Care survey tools; a 0.2% reduction in IPP
This week’s updates include changes to the FY 2016 IPPS and long-term care hospital (LT
CMS' 2015 IPPS proposed rule, released April 30, focuses on quality measures, such as hosp
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
After last year's OPPS proposed rule debacle, which included a later-than-usual release, d
While the 2017 OPPS proposed rule includes a variety of tweaks and augmentations to existing regu
In the IPPS Proposed Rule
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
In January, I wrote about the perfect storm that led to the release of the 2014 OPPS final
The implementation of comprehensive APCs (C-APCs) in the 2015 OPPS final rule likely wasn'
The implementation of comprehensive APCs (C-APCs) in the 2015 OPPS final rule likely wasn'
On February 1, 2018, CMS proposed new Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates to
The 2019 proposed PPS rule references this concern in several areas. CMS recognizes there are severa
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
For many, this is the time of year when the latest updated rules, regulations, and payment rates
CMS finalized its proposals regarding the 2-midnight rule, including moving responsibility for ru
DECEMBER 9, 2015
JUSTCODING
On November 16, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final rul
A jury has ruled that a Boston hospital retaliated against a Haitian-American nurse who stood up
MAY 24, 2018
The site-neutral payment provision in CMS’ 2017 OPPS proposed rule could level the playing
Proposed CMS quality measure reporting requirements detailed in the 2016 prospective payment rule
JUNE 23, 2015
On January 28, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding a proposed rule that would update the methodolog
Updates of MS-DRGs to the list subject to IPPS replaced devices offered without cost or
  OIG investigations to keep in mind in 2018
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
  The 2018-2019 SNF outlook
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule, Adminis
Crosswalk designed to help facilities stay on top of new rule Hospital safety professio
JUNE 29, 2017
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS finalized its proposal to reduce the conversion factor by 2% to account for its overestimat
On June 6, 2016 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule imp
According to CMS’ final rule, 35 OASIS items would be deleted or modified for 2019. NAHC be
In response to CMS’ final emergency preparedness rule issued earlier this month,
DECEMBER 1, 2017
After much anticipation, CMS approved last year its own emergency preparedness rules separate fro
JUNE 7, 2018
Waiting for the final rule? Here’s a checklist to prepare
Under the rule, an “overpayment” means any funds that a “person” has rece
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
CMS finalizes shorter risk period for overpayments The Centers f
Home Health Line and DecisionHealth® present... Final Home Health CoPs: Minimi
  CMS Finalizes the New Medicare Quality Payment Program
OCTOBER 28, 2016
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
  Updated 2018 Medicare Part B physician fee schedule in effect
MARCH 16, 2018
  Submit comments on IMPACT Act quality measures by May 3, 2018
MARCH 30, 2018
  New HCPCS code, Q5110, effective October 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
  Healthcare winners and losers from election night 2018
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
CMS announces final regulatory changes affecting Medicare Parts C and D
AUGUST 1, 2014
In response to CMS’ final emergency preparedness rule issued earlier this month,
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
The introduction of the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) into the proposed rule means preparing
On November 16, CMS released a final rule that bundles acute care payments for knee and hip repla
DECEMBER 8, 2015
  Hospice Final Rule for 2017 raises payments  
JULY 31, 2016
Hospice Final Rule for 2017 raises payments Last Friday, CMS issued a fin
In 2011, The Joint Commission ruled that physicians and practitioners were forbidden from using t
CMS indicated in the 2014 OPPS Final Rule that it will implement 29 new device-dependent c
For 2015, CMS finalized changes to reconfigure and consolidate ophthalmology and gynecolog
This Friday, CMS will accept final technical expert panel (TEP)
  Proposed rules, OIG reports, and bundling, oh my!
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III
OCTOBER 23, 2015
  New CMS rule contains changes to binding arbitration clauses
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
  Did you miss our live webinar, PBJ Updates, July 2018?
The Joint Commission recently approved the 2016 accreditation and certification decision rules fo
OCTOBER 6, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2018 Contact: Connie L. Zeller, BA, CPC, C
APRIL 20, 2018
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Most would agree 2018 was a busy and interesting year. With that in mind, we’ve made you th
JANUARY 1, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final Medicare Advantage (MA) and
APRIL 17, 2015
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III, Managing Partner and CEO of H2 Healthcare, LLC
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
  RCS-1 CMS case-mix pre-rule: Get ready for big changes
CMS is considering waiving the three-day hospital stay rule, required before a patient can be re
JANUARY 29, 2016
CMS posts final decision on HIV screening   On April 13, CMS poste
  Last Thursday, CMS issued a proposed rule that would update fiscal year (FY) 201
Due to a proposed change to the two-midnight rule, CMS has further delayed enforcement o
AUGUST 14, 2015
The 126th State District Court in Austin, Texas, has ruled that Texas Medical Board (TMB) Rule 1
With HHS' recent release of its final rule,
CMS finalizes Medicaid face to face rule CMS has issued a final rule re
CMS has approved the 2018 standards set forth by the home health accrediting body Community Healt
Cast aside the doubt that nothing good came come this way again! On July 20, 2018, CMS is
AUGUST 10, 2018
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently decided to appeal a ruling that effectively ended changes
CMS’ 2014 final rule clarified its position that categories of non-physician practitioners
Implementation of NACHA operating rules for healthcare electronic funds transfers
Improve your patients’ health with the Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE) an
Organizations often struggle to finalize charts after discharge so they can be coded in a timely
After a year of anticipation, Joint Commission surveyors finally started checking for compliance
Taking a look at the top healthcare technology hazards of 2018 The ECRI Institute publi
APRIL 1, 2018
The 2-midnight rule may get a little tweak if the proposals in
An Iowa Board of Medicine administrative rule banning abortion through a teleconferencing system
This course explains the HIPAA privacy and security rules that are relevant to business associa
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that information collected under the Health Care Professional C
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
Physician practices are working with a new set of rules when it comes to engaging patients online
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Joint Commission (TJC) recently released its final sentinel event statistics for 2017. The sa
A proposed rule (CMS-5524-P) released by CMS on August 15, 2017 would make the Comprehensive Care
Nearly two-thirds of the participants of the 2018 American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Match we
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
The CMS last week issued a rule designed to save $660 million annually and $3.2 billion over five
A provision in CMS’ new rule to modify or eliminate unnecessary regulations will ease requ
According to the Federal Register, CMS is proposing a rule that would update the payment rates us
APRIL 24, 2015
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
In case you haven’t heard, OSHA has been rather quietly avoiding implementing a rule that t
AUGUST 6, 2014
There's a lot going on in CMS' proposed rule for year two of the quality payment program (QPP), s
The IRS has announced that standard mileage rates for the use of a car in 2018 rose to 54.5 cents
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
Last week, postacute care (PAC) behemoth Kindred Healthcare, Inc., announced that it has finalize
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduces Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that will impact you
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduces Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that will impact you
The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short, but packs a punch. CMS i
Even as the accrediting organization awaits final CMS approval, here are several proposals to ke
MAY 18, 2017
ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
A new proposed rule aimed at reducing readmission rates and improving patient care could bring bi
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Use of claims data could soon expand to a host of new entities under proposed rules released
Last week, CMS published a list of proposed rule changes for
JUNE 21, 2016
Pressure ulcers got some attention in the PPS final rule, specifically related to payment for neg
Editor’s note: This is the final of a series of stories that will address the common ty
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently released its 2017-2018
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
A judge recently ruled that Anthony J. Garcia, a physician accused of murdering four people conne
MAY 30, 2014
A Douglas County (Nebraska) district judge has ruled that Anthony Garcia is competent to stand tr
JANUARY 29, 2016
A proposed rule would expand access and use of claims data and analysis,
 The Joint Commission recently released its final sentinel event statistics for 2017. The sa
Presented on: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern Pres
At 10 p.m. on May 20, 2018, a patient was transported by the fire department to Loretto Hospital
During 2017-2018 academic year, the number of ACGME-accredited GME programs increased by nearly 5
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently filed a proposed rule to permit full practice au
JUNE 16, 2016
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently filed a proposed rule to permit full practice a
We’ll be exhibiting at the 2018 ACGME Annual Education Conference in Orlando next week. Sto
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
We’re exhibiting at the 2018 ACGME Annual Education Conference in Orlando! Stop by Booth 14
MARCH 2, 2018
Last week, CMS proposed a new rule intended to boost the success of Accountable Care Organiz
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
  Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
  Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
Our expert answers your questions about CMS’ newly adopted rule and what you need to know
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
by Kirsten Dize The OASIS-C2 Q&As that CMS posted February 24 finally offer di