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Important Medicare updates

Medicare Update for CAHs, July 11, 2012

CMS instructs on provider self audits

On June 15, CMS issued a transmittal which announces that it is updating the website references for the OIG Compliance Program guidelines and statistical sampling that providers follow when conducting a self audit.

Effective date: July 16, 2012

Implementation date: July 16, 2012

View transmittal R425PI.

CMS issues press release on healthcare law

On June 29, CMS issued a press release containing information on the Obama administration’s implementation of the new healthcare law (The Affordable Care Act.)

View the press release.

CMS issues update to Chapter 3, Medicare Managed Care Manual

On June 22, CMS issued a transmittal that revises Chapter 3 to reflect guidance provided to Medicare Advantage organizations since the last update to Chapter 3 in May 2011.

Effective date: July 1, 2012

Implementation date: July 1, 2012

View transmittal R106MCM.

CMS issues update to Chapter 4, Medicare Managed Care Manual

On June 22, CMS issued a transmittal that revises Chapter 4 to reflect a reorganization of the chapter.

Effective date: June 22, 2012

Implementation date: June 22, 2012

View transmittal R107MCM.

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