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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) released a final rule upda
By Steven Andrews   Small tweaks to the 2-midnight rule in the 201
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
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
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
The 2-midnight rule may get a little tweak if the proposals in
Medicare regulations surrounding the 2-midnight rule are continually evolving, making it more imp
The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday ruled that the North Carolina state dental board does not have t
Last week, CMS published a list of proposed rule changes for
JUNE 21, 2016
On January 28, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding a proposed rule that would update the methodolog
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
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued final regulations for the Med
On November 16, CMS posted the final rule with comment period addressing changes to the physician
Between background checks and the new overtime rule, some home health workers in Nebraska have sa
A proposed rule would expand access and use of claims data and analysis,
On October 15, 2015, the Department of Labor upheld a federal ruling stating that more than 2 mil
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
On April 10, 2020, CMS issued a proposed rule
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
It appears many case managers still have a lot of questions when it comes to 2-midnight rule comp
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
For many, this is the time of year when the latest updated rules, regulations, and payment rates
  Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule that wo
Since January, providers have been struggling to reconcile conflicts between CMS' rules an
On April 15, CMS posted a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would change the Medicare an
CMS CoPs New final rule refines and redefines medical staff
AUGUST 1, 2014
  Infection control experts, regulators begin staggered update of HAI compendium
AUGUST 6, 2014
  CMS proposes major revision to regulations for long-term care
What residents need to know about current regulations and propos
FEBRUARY 13, 2020
CMS released 2016 OPPS proposed rule On July 1, CMS released CMS-1633-
The latest rules proposed this spring for the electronic health records (EHR) incentive programs
There are many rules and regulations that the average safety officer must adhere to on a daily ba
There are many rules and regulations that the average safety officer must adhere to on a daily ba
JULY 1, 2019
Last Tuesday, CMS issued Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmitta
Complicated rules surround hazardous waste disposal and healthcare facilities want to reduce volu
OCTOBER 15, 2015
CMS releases 2016 proposed hospital OPPS rule On July 1, CMS released CM
Implement operating rules - Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment
CMS Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/Downloads/R3217CP.
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
The FDA in December issued a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of active ingredients in
A lot of people still have questions about the 2-midnight rule and may wonder if their chosen pra
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Stop scanning through endless rules and trying to interpret complex regulations—our top Med
There is no language specifically stating an NP or PA cannot give orders. Rather, the rules requi
Clarify the date-of-service rules you follow for reporting common services and you’ll overc
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
  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
  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
  Providers worry that proposed rule could cut Medicaid revenue
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
Implementation of NACHA operating rules for healthcare electronic funds transfers
Last Tuesday, a CMS change request (Regulations-and-Guidance/
The Joint Commission recently approved the 2016 accreditation and certification decision rules fo
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Case managers across the country have some unique challenges these days. With new regulations and
Bad news if your organization is still a little shaky on 2-midnight rule compliance. Quality Impr
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Clear records and an ongoing inventory is key to keeping ahead of regulations
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
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
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing new regulations that implemen
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares, JD, regulator
  CMS pushes SNFs toward payment reform in FY 2016 PPS final rule
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III, Managing Partner and CEO of H2 Healthcare, LLC
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule this week that would
APRIL 21, 2016
  SNF PPS final rule for 2017 brings increased rate but new challenges
OCTOBER 7, 2016
  CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients' Health Insurance Choices for 2018
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
  RCS-1 CMS case-mix pre-rule: Get ready for big changes
  MedPAC comments on CMS’s proposed rule on Medicare Part C and Part D
JANUARY 5, 2018
  CMS publishes corrections to RUG-IV federal per diem rates & MDS item in SNF PPS final rule
OCTOBER 5, 2018
  Trump administration's proposed rule aims to penalize legal immigrants for using Medicaid
OCTOBER 12, 2018
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
CMS is considering waiving the three-day hospital stay rule, required before a patient can be re
JANUARY 29, 2016
Surprise rule interpretation may force changes on some facilities In a rather surprisin
MARCH 9, 2017
Due to a proposed change to the two-midnight rule, CMS has further delayed enforcement o
AUGUST 14, 2015
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the
JULY 16, 2014
JUSTCODING
The 126th State District Court in Austin, Texas, has ruled that Texas Medical Board (TMB) Rule 1
While the 2017 OPPS proposed rule includes a variety of tweaks and augmentations to existing regu
CMS’ 2014 final rule clarified its position that categories of non-physician practitioners
Correction notice to IPPS final rule On March 18, CMS and HHS issued a
by Roy Edroso A sweeping new Medicare enrollment final rule with comment period
On May 23, 2014, there was a new federal rule issued that requires physicians, including p
The Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/Downloads/
JULY 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
While CMS’ new payment rule bundling hip and knee replacement surgeries may have sparked so
DECEMBER 15, 2015
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently decided to appeal a ruling that effectively ended changes
In the Medicare Claims Processing Regulations-and-Guidance/Guida
CMS finalizes Medicaid face to face rule CMS has issued a final rule re
Providers anticipated an update to the 2-midnight rule in the 2016 IPPS final rule release
A new set of claims transaction rules has been approved by CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for
The Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/Downloads/R
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS’ 2014 IPPS Final Rule redefined the criteria for inpatient admission when it implemente
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
On November 16, CMS issued the final rule for bundled payment demonstration (lower extremity) ef
DECEMBER 4, 2015
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that information collected under the Health Care Professional C
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
By Steven Andrews   Most policies in the OPPS final rule are not e
ECRI: The rules on copying and pasting medical information In 2016, the
A proposed payment rule posted earlier this week outlines the CMS’ plan to allow physicians
CMS should have addressed the 2-midnight rule, but didn’t in the fiscal year 2016 IPPS prop
A proposed rule (CMS-5524-P) released by CMS on August 15, 2017 would make the Comprehensive Care
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares, JD, regulator
Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
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
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Editor’s note: A final rule change issued last month by CMS could have a significant im
The Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule, issued this week, increases minimum salary req
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017
Provider-based clinics and departments are increasingly common at hospitals, but the rules for pr
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 rule. By
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
What potential impact does the final rule on overpayments have on home health agencies? F
There's a lot going on in CMS' proposed rule for year two of the quality payment program (QPP), s
The Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/Downloads/R
JULY 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
After last year's OPPS proposed rule debacle, which included a later-than-usual release, d
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
Q: Is there a way to convince management that Security Rule compliance is just as importa
CMS released its fiscal year (FY) 2016 IPPS proposed rule, and announced changes to MS-DRGs and t
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
Facilities have less than 20 days to fully comply with CMS’ new emergency preparedness rule
OCTOBER 26, 2017
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 Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) issued a draft rule late Fr
APRIL 14, 2015
A new OSHA rule that requires employers to report more worker injuries has safety experts wonderi
MAY 14, 2015
Use of claims data could soon expand to a host of new entities under proposed rules released
A newly proposed rule by CMS would put into effect new discharge planning requirements that the a
SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
  CMS made relatively few changes in the Regulations-a
MAY 28, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
JUSTCODING
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
Compliance with the 2-midnight rule can be tricky for many organizations, which has left many cas
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
  CMS' 2014 IPPS final rule redefined inpatient admissions when it implemented the
Final Rule Released After receiving 118 comments from the public, the Cen
What are regulators really looking for from your medical staff services department? When CMS see
A couple of weeks ago, the friendly folks at CMS issued notice of a proposed regulation change fo
MAY 4, 2017
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the 2014 IPPS final rule makes properly identi
  CMS recently announced a finalized rule allowing hospitals more flexibility meet
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently filed a proposed rule to permit full practice au
JUNE 16, 2016
The site-neutral payment provision in CMS’ 2017 OPPS proposed rule could level the playing
by Kirsten Dize After four years, a proposed rule and a deadline extension, CMS
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
Without the ‘body counts’ that bolstered USP <797>, will regulators feel the p
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule,
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
Last week, CMS proposed a new rule intended to boost the success of Accountable Care Organiz
CMS issued the fiscal year (FY) 2017 IPPS proposed rule yesterday with updates to several quali
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
The 2015 IPPS final rule, released August 4, focuses on quality initiatives and includes n
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
The release of the final rules for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACR
As part of the changes in its recent final rule, CMS has eliminated the requirement that ambulat
CMS refined and updated its Comprehensive APC policy in the 2015 OPPS proposed rule releas
2-midnight rule draws concerns about emergency physician admitting privileges
To help reduce adverse events and readmissions, a rule proposed by CMS and published this week wo
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
On April 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule
APRIL 22, 2016
The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) Final Regulations define clinical privileges as &ldqu
How does an agency keep the drug review up to date? The regulations req
What documentation is necessary for a medication review? The regulation
Who can conduct the (medication) review? The regulations require a drug
No. The regulations do not mandate any particular form or format for documentation or confirmati
On December 2, CMS published Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Trans
DECEMBER 13, 2016
Homecare providers cannot use standing orders per se. The regulations require all orders to be in
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
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 (
In the new proposed home health PPS rule, CMS states agencies providing a larger percentage of ov
When CMS releases rules, the length can be intimidating. But even at a relatively slim 700
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
Waiting for the final rule? Here’s a checklist to prepare
The 2019 proposed PPS rule references this concern in several areas. CMS recognizes there are severa
CMS solidifies a fix to the COT OMRA policy in 2015 final rule
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017 a
Under the proposed rule hospitals would have to make their 'real, negotiated prices known to pat
AUGUST 1, 2019
MDS Central is changing to your Post-Acute Advisor. We are now going to cover the news and regul
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
With CMS regulations making inpatient admission orders an express condition of Medicare payment,
MARCH 3, 2017
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Under the rule, an “overpayment” means any funds that a “person” has rece
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
CMS released Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentiveProgra
FEBRUARY 23, 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
During the call on 5/14/15, CMS unpacked the proposed rule provisions a bit. Questions cam
CMS offers five solutions to help address inadequate HIPAA Security Rule–requ
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
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
Illinois medical regulators have suspended the medical license of psychiatrist Michael Reinstein
Federal regulators are reversing course and will resume publicly releasing data on hospital mist
Federal regulators are reversing course and will resume publicly releasing data on hospital mista
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
On January 11, CMS published Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Trans
On April 21, CMS published Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Tra
On April 14, CMS published Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Tra
 Although documentation matters more and more in today?s world of ever-changing regulations, med
AUGUST 4, 2017
CMS extended the deadline for streamlined meaningful use Regulations
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 policies that CMS publishes each year in the OPPS proposed rule don't always come as a
CMS’ recently released 2015 IPPS final rule focuses on quality initiatives mandated by the
CMS issued its final rule, Fiscal Year 2020 Payment and Policy changes for Medicare Skilled Nursi
NOVEMBER 15, 2019
Final PPS rule: OASIS   by Kirsten Dize Many items will be el
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule, Adminis
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
The introduction of the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) into the proposed rule means preparing
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