As we all know, medical billing and coding evolve every day. Here we highlight recent items of interest for medical billing, practice management and proper reimbursement for physicians, ASCs, behavioral health agencies and hospitals.

Newsletters items

Date Title
September 13 2017 CMS Announces $10M Budget to Promote ACA Open Enrollment
September 13 2017 NY – Department of Health Launches Value Based Payment Learning Resources
September 13 2017 DE – State Launches Effort to Limit Growth in Health Care Spending
September 13 2017 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves FY18 HHS Funding Bill
August 30 2017 RI – Exchange Plan Rate Increases Approved for 2018
August 30 2017 NY – 2018 Rate Increases Released
August 30 2017 IL – Six Insurers to Take Part in Overhauled Medicaid Managed Care
August 30 2017 CMS Proposes Cancellation of Cardiac Pay Models; Revision of CJR Model
July 31 2017 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) Releases 2017 Surgical Day Care List Updated
July 31 2017 Cigna Updates Electrical Stimulation Therapy and Devices Policy
July 28 2017 TX – STAR+PLUS, STAR, CHIP Operational Start Dates Aligned to September 2019
July 28 2017 OH – State Developing 1332 Innovation Waiver
July 28 2017 ME – State Insurance Companies Want Double-Digit Rate Increases For 2018
July 28 2017 Anthem Updates Assistant Surgeon Policy and Code List
July 13 2017 Medical Liability Reform Bill Passes House
July 13 2017 CMS Releases Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule
July 13 2017 New Resources on QPP Website to Aid Clinicians Participating in MIPS
July 13 2017 IN – Request for Medicaid Recipients to Work Could Face Challenges
June 29 2017 Humana Correct Coding Update
June 29 2017 New Medicare Cards to Offer Greater Protection