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CMS released its fiscal year (FY) 2016 IPPS proposed rule, and announced changes to MS-DRGs and t
CMS should have addressed the 2-midnight rule, but didn’t in the fiscal year 2016 IPPS prop
The 2015 IPPS final rule, released August 4, focuses on quality initiatives and includes n
Providers anticipated an update to the 2-midnight rule in the 2016 IPPS final rule release
CMS issued the fiscal year (FY) 2017 IPPS proposed rule yesterday with updates to several quali
Providers know the drill for addressing and operationalizing CMS' annual IPPS and OPPS updates,
Proposal that would have forced publication of detailed reports dropped due to clause in federal
AUGUST 10, 2017
CMS will delay implementation of a chart-abstracted sepsis measure included in the IPPS fi
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
In the IPPS Proposed Rule
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
In early 2019, the Trump administration announced the 2021 federal budget, which called for a red
  Proposed rules, OIG reports, and bundling, oh my!
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III
OCTOBER 23, 2015
  Providers worry that proposed rule could cut Medicaid revenue
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Hospital
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final r
AUGUST 27, 2014
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CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
CMS updates the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) annually. In simplest terms,
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the 2014 IPPS final rule makes properly identi
CMS’ recently released 2015 IPPS final rule focuses on quality initiatives mandated by the
  In the 2016 IPPS final rule, CMS added three new claims-based measures and one s
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Ho
AUGUST 7, 2014
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
The latest rules proposed this spring for the electronic health records (EHR) incentive programs
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III, Managing Partner and CEO of H2 Healthcare, LLC
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
  CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients' Health Insurance Choices for 2018
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
  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
    The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS' 2015 IPPS proposed rule, released April 30, focuses on quality measures, such as hosp
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule this week that would
APRIL 21, 2016
CMS yesterday announced a proposed rule on the adoption of the 2012 editions of the Life Safet
APRIL 15, 2014
According to the Federal Register, CMS is proposing a rule that would update the payment rates us
APRIL 24, 2015
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
Specifications for the proposed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 30-Day Potentially Preventable Re
CMS is proposing a new status indicator to be assigned to laboratory tests so when the tes
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
After last year's OPPS proposed rule debacle, which included a later-than-usual release, d
On April 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule
APRIL 22, 2016
CMS’ 2014 IPPS Final Rule redefined the criteria for inpatient admission when it implemente
The 2-midnight rule may get a little tweak if the proposals in
Due to a proposed change to the two-midnight rule, CMS has further delayed enforcement o
AUGUST 14, 2015
On October 29, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to revise
OCTOBER 30, 2015
A proposed rule (CMS-5524-P) released by CMS on August 15, 2017 would make the Comprehensive Care
Last week, CMS published a list of proposed rule changes for
JUNE 21, 2016
This table, taken from the 2020 PPS proposed rule, includes the proposed, estimated 30-day, budge
The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short, but packs a punch. CMS i
A proposed payment rule posted earlier this week outlines the CMS’ plan to allow physicians
On April 23, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a propose
APRIL 24, 2015
CMS has included several proposals in the
The site-neutral payment provision in CMS’ 2017 OPPS proposed rule could level the playing
On July 16, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published propose
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
On March 8th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule t
MARCH 11, 2016
  CMS' 2014 IPPS final rule redefined inpatient admissions when it implemented the
  “Under the Inpatient Prospective Payment system (IPPS), Medicare reimburse
There's a lot going on in CMS' proposed rule for year two of the quality payment program (QPP), s
Use of claims data could soon expand to a host of new entities under proposed rules released
By Steven Andrews CMS did not propose making any radical changes to comp
The American Hospital Association calls CMS’ proposed 2% reduction in outpatient payments &
By Steven Andrews, Editor   One of CMS' proposals in the
CMS proposes adding new comprehensive APCs (C-APC) in 2016, but did not change the logic o
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017
CMS refined and updated its Comprehensive APC policy in the 2015 OPPS proposed rule releas
To help reduce adverse events and readmissions, a rule proposed by CMS and published this week wo
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
  Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule that wo
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently decided to appeal a ruling that effectively ended changes
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the
JULY 16, 2014
JUSTCODING
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduced Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that could im
In case you haven’t heard, OSHA has been rather quietly avoiding implementing a rule that t
AUGUST 6, 2014
Medicare regulations surrounding the 2-midnight rule are continually evolving, making it more imp
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently filed a proposed rule to permit full practice au
JUNE 16, 2016
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC) proposal to take direct oversi
Last week, CMS proposed a new rule intended to boost the success of Accountable Care Organiz
Proposed amendments to Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) may
On April 15, CMS posted a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would change the Medicare an
On January 28, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding a proposed rule that would update the methodolog
A proposed rule would expand access and use of claims data and analysis,
This April, CMS sent out a memo with big proposals for accrediting organizations (AO). If passed,
JULY 11, 2017
By Steven Andrews, Editor   Proposed changes to the OPPS next
Last week, CMS issued a proposed rule to bundle hospital payments for services related to hip and
CMS announced proposed changes to the Medicare long-term care requirements that would reform &ldq
SEPTEMBER 6, 2019
On November 16, CMS issued the final rule for bundled payment demonstration (lower extremity) ef
DECEMBER 4, 2015
 CMS wants your thoughts on its 2017 OPPS proposed changes. In various places in the propose
by Kirsten Dize After four years, a proposed rule and a deadline extension, CMS
Implement operating rules - Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment
CMS released a new proposal to strengthen the Shared Savings Program for ACOs. The rule pr
DECEMBER 12, 2014
CMS last week proposed revisions that would add recognition of same-sex spouses to the Condition
While the 2017 OPPS proposed rule includes a variety of tweaks and augmentations to existing regu
by Josh Poltilove CMS is proposing to eliminate three requirements it has deemed
 A proposed new emergency management
JUNE 5, 2014
The 2019 proposed PPS rule references this concern in several areas. CMS recognizes there are severa
Correction notice to IPPS final rule On March 18, CMS and HHS issued a
Under the proposed rule hospitals would have to make their 'real, negotiated prices known to pat
AUGUST 1, 2019
Editor’s note: A final rule change issued last month by CMS could have a significant im
By Steven Andrews   Most policies in the OPPS final rule are not e
 CMS proposes aligning its conditional packaging logic with how it applies packaging to labs
Final Rule Released After receiving 118 comments from the public, the Cen
The introduction of the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) into the proposed rule means preparing
  Last Thursday, CMS issued a proposed rule that would update fiscal year (FY) 201
Among the proposed changes included in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for calendar ye
CMS bumps up SNF payment rate increase in FY 2015 proposal
AUGUST 1, 2014
CMS finalized its proposal to reduce the conversion factor by 2% to account for its overestimat
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) released a final rule upda
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
During the call on 5/14/15, CMS unpacked the proposed rule provisions a bit. Questions cam
  The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) issued a draft rule late Fr
APRIL 14, 2015
A newly proposed rule by CMS would put into effect new discharge planning requirements that the a
SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
CMS proposed that a new HCPCS modifier be appended to every code for a service furnished i
CMS has proposed a Medicare Prior Authorization of Home Health Services Demonstration pilot progr
CMS released 2016 OPPS proposed rule On July 1, CMS released CMS-1633-
For many, this is the time of year when the latest updated rules, regulations, and payment rates
 by Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO, CCDS CMS released the 2017 OPPS proposed r
Waiting for the final rule? Here’s a checklist to prepare
This week’s updates include Focused Dementia Care survey tools; a 0.2% reduction in IPP
CMS is proposing to set payments for certain services performed by non-exempt off-campus provider
  CMS proposes major revision to regulations for long-term care
  Proposed fiscal year 2017 payment and policy changes for Medicare announced
APRIL 22, 2016
  CMS Proposes Additional Bundled Payments: The Postacute Implications
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
  CMS proposes Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
CMS proposes hospice changes for FY2017 CMS last week issued a proposed
The release of the final rules for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACR
When CMS releases rules, the length can be intimidating. But even at a relatively slim 700
In the 2015 OPPS proposed rule narrative text, CMS tells us it is proposing to conditional
Events include: National Provider Calls 2016 PFS Proposed Rule
According to CMS’ final rule, 35 OASIS items would be deleted or modified for 2019. NAHC be
CMS releases 2016 proposed hospital OPPS rule On July 1, CMS released CM
Although the final rule contained several notable changes to the proposed VBP pilot set to launch
In the new proposed home health PPS rule, CMS states agencies providing a larger percentage of ov
House members slam home health prior authorization proposal A CM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing new regulations that implemen
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Nurses turned out in force February 5 in Los Angeles to hear officials discuss proposals for toug
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
The policies that CMS publishes each year in the OPPS proposed rule don't always come as a
Final PPS rule: OASIS   by Kirsten Dize Many items will be el
Complicated rules surround hazardous waste disposal and healthcare facilities want to reduce volu
OCTOBER 15, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017 a
These agencies will likely (or already have) proposed changes that will affect life safety issue
MARCH 30, 2017
CMS proposed a new HCPCS modifier be appended to every code for a service furnished in a h
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS sets sights on future quality, payment initiatives in 2016 SNF PPS proposed rul
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
In the budget document released by the Office of Management and Budget, the White House's propose
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing to expand for HIV scre
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
In response to CMS’ final emergency preparedness rule issued earlier this month,
DECEMBER 1, 2017
 CMS releases proposed emergency preparedness requirements
CMS CoPs New final rule refines and redefines medical staff
AUGUST 1, 2014
CMS has proposed paying healthcare providers for the time they spend discussing end-of-life medic
JULY 14, 2015
In response to CMS’ final emergency preparedness rule issued earlier this month,
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
During his January 20 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama discussed a proposal tha
On April 16, CMS posted a proposed decision memorandum stating evidence is sufficient to add Huma
CMS issued its final rule, Fiscal Year 2020 Payment and Policy changes for Medicare Skilled Nursi
NOVEMBER 15, 2019
  New CMS rule contains changes to binding arbitration clauses
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
  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
According to a press release issued on Feb 20, 2015 by CMS, there are proposed changes for
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
A new proposal introduced by the House Ways and Means Committee aims to match payment rates and m
On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed banning most powdered gloves in
MARCH 24, 2016
Due to possible health risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently proposed a ban
MARCH 24, 2016
Earlier this month, the Obama administration released its proposed 
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) submitted a proposal for a new physician-focused
CMS has released a proposal to strengthen the Shared Savings Program for Accountable Care Organiz
Today the ACGME released proposed revisions to the Common Program Requirements, which includes re
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
The ACGME recently posted a proposed focused
OCTOBER 20, 2017
On February 1, 2018, CMS proposed new Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates to
A proposed CMS change to the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule will require surgeons document
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
The Joint Commission recently approved the 2016 accreditation and certification decision rules fo
OCTOBER 6, 2015
CMS proposes to continue expanding its policies for packaging ancillary services one year
CMS is proposing to remove one of the rating categories for the Home Health Quality Patient Star
When he releases his budget next week, President Obama will propose boosting the National He
MARCH 6, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released its final rule on Medicaid.  
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
by Roy Edroso A sweeping new Medicare enrollment final rule with comment period
The Joint Commission has proposed standards changes to its diagnostic imaging requirements. The c
A psychiatric treatment center in Massachusetts faces more than $207,000 in proposed penalties af
AUGUST 16, 2017
The ACGME Common Program Requirements Phase 2 Task Force recently released proposed major revisio
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
  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
  RCS-1 CMS case-mix pre-rule: Get ready for big changes
  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
A new bill introduced in the Nebraska legislature proposes offering up to $120,000 in loan
JANUARY 16, 2015
CMS is considering waiving the three-day hospital stay rule, required before a patient can be re
JANUARY 29, 2016
Last week, the Obama administration released its proposed 
Surprise rule interpretation may force changes on some facilities In a rather surprisin
MARCH 9, 2017
CMS proposes changes for Accountable Care Organizations On December 8,
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposed 2016 state budget, which was released this week
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Updates of MS-DRGs to the list subject to IPPS replaced devices offered without cost or
The 126th State District Court in Austin, Texas, has ruled that Texas Medical Board (TMB) Rule 1
Improve your patients’ health with the Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE) an
On May 23, 2014, there was a new federal rule issued that requires physicians, including p
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
“[T]he Task Force has determined that it is premature to issue any proposed modifications
MAY 20, 2016
A couple of weeks ago, the friendly folks at CMS issued notice of a proposed regulation change fo
MAY 4, 2017
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
Can you give a review of how the proposed CoPs might change things? The agency mu
Under the General Provisions, there are several proposed changes, including: S
A new set of claims transaction rules has been approved by CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for
An Iowa Board of Medicine administrative rule banning abortion through a teleconferencing system
On December 3, 2014, CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner announced new rules that strengthe
DECEMBER 5, 2014
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that information collected under the Health Care Professional C
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
By Steven Andrews   Small tweaks to the 2-midnight rule in the 201
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
The National Quality Forum has come out in strong support of a proposed standardized quali
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) will accept input on its proposed standards
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule, issued this week, increases minimum salary req
Provider-based clinics and departments are increasingly common at hospitals, but the rules for pr
What potential impact does the final rule on overpayments have on home health agencies? F
The Maryland Board of Physicians plans to propose legislation in 2015 that requires physicians t
If the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) proposed interstate medical licensure compact w
NCQA is accepting public comments through April 8 on proposed changes to its Health Plan Accredit
The public has until April 8 to submit comments on NCQA’s proposed changes to Health
The Joint Commission seeks feedback on the proposed requirements for Pain Assessment and Manageme
JANUARY 10, 2017
Last Tuesday, NAHC submitted official comments to CMS on a pair of proposed clinical templates (o
Q: Is there a way to convince management that Security Rule compliance is just as importa
Our expert answers your questions about CMS’ newly adopted rule and what you need to know
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
Facilities have less than 20 days to fully comply with CMS’ new emergency preparedness rule
OCTOBER 26, 2017
A new OSHA rule that requires employers to report more worker injuries has safety experts wonderi
MAY 14, 2015
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
In its final rule about lessening health care providers’ burden, CMS estimates providers wi
Even as the accrediting organization awaits final CMS approval, here are several proposals to ke
MAY 18, 2017
Compliance with the 2-midnight rule can be tricky for many organizations, which has left many cas
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
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
Proposed legislation that would allow advance practice nurses to practice independently risks pa
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) invites the public’s input on proposed
Proposed legislation would require the Secretary of State to accelerate the review process
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
The American Hospital Association (AHA) said a U.S. House of Representatives proposal to bundle p
A report published by the proposes-national-recommenda
The latest version of proposed cost reporting changes for the home health-based hospices, relea
The ACGME recently announced the 30 proposals selected for its
NOVEMBER 3, 2017
  CMS recently announced a finalized rule allowing hospitals more flexibility meet
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule,
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
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
As part of the changes in its recent final rule, CMS has eliminated the requirement that ambulat
2-midnight rule draws concerns about emergency physician admitting privileges
On November 16, CMS posted the final rule with comment period addressing changes to the physician
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
Between background checks and the new overtime rule, some home health workers in Nebraska have sa
CMS announced it has extended its enforcement delay of the 2-midnight rule from September 30 to J
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
It appears many case managers still have a lot of questions when it comes to 2-midnight rule comp
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
On May 3, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a final rule (
The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that a medical staff can sue its hospital b
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued a new rule allowing unlicensed device
AUGUST 12, 2015
CMS solidifies a fix to the COT OMRA policy in 2015 final rule
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
A South Carolina GME commission recently proposed several recommendations to increase the number
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
Legislation that has been proposed in the state of Washington would create a “quality impr
Illinois proposal caps hours for home health workers Governor Bruce Ruane
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
Under the rule, an “overpayment” means any funds that a “person” has rece
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
  The HITECH Act, which included changes to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules,
New communication ruling for home health and hospices takes effect
  Q:  What are the rules regarding a qualifying hospital stay at a hos
DECEMBER 12, 2014
CMS offers five solutions to help address inadequate HIPAA Security Rule–requ
The Minnesota Supreme Court recently ruled that a hospital’s medical staff did have
JANUARY 8, 2015
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'
The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday ruled that the North Carolina state dental board does not have t
On October 15, 2015, the Department of Labor upheld a federal ruling stating that more than 2 mil
The FDA in December issued a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of active ingredients in
Clarify the date-of-service rules you follow for reporting common services and you’ll overc
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule, Adminis
A lot of people still have questions about the 2-midnight rule and may wonder if their chosen pra
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Homecare workers achieved a victory when the Department of Labor ruled they are entitled to overt
In 2011, The Joint Commission ruled that physicians and practitioners were forbidden from using t
Since January, providers have been struggling to reconcile conflicts between CMS' rules an
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson ruled unconstitutional an Alabama law requiring physicians who
The controversy around Medicare's Recovery Audit Contractor program continues; a judge has ruled
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
A violation of safety rules at the CDC lab in Atlanta may have exposed a scientist to the Eb
DECEMBER 31, 2014
The California Court of Appeal recently ruled that the state’s cap on noneconomic damages u
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of defeating the latest challenge related to the Patien
On July 29, CMS issued a final rule (CMS-1645-F) outlining FY 2017 Medicare payment policies and
AUGUST 5, 2016
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a former medical resident can sue Mercy Ca
APRIL 7, 2017
In the final 2018 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rule released by CMS, total knee a
MARCH 15, 2019
CMS indicated in the 2014 OPPS Final Rule that it will implement 29 new device-dependent c