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
February 09 2017 PA – 2017 State Budget Plans include Plans to Create Department of Health and Human Services
February 09 2017 OH – Governor Releases 2017 Executive Budget Proposal
February 09 2017 MA – CMS Offers to Extend Dual Demos in Select States
February 09 2017 IN – Indiana Submits Health Indiana Plan 2.0 Waiver Renewal Request to CMS
February 09 2017 FL – Proposed Governor’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2017
February 09 2017 Report Identifies States with Highest Medicare Spending Rates
February 09 2017 CMS Releases Medicaid Spending Report
February 09 2017 CMS Finalizes New Rule to Reduce Medicare Appeals Backlog
February 09 2017 340B Ceiling Prices and Manufacturer Penalties Final Rules Released
February 09 2017 OIG Final Rule Expands Exclusion Authorities
February 09 2017 CMS Proposes 0.25% Medicare Advantage Rate Increase
January 24 2017 New Final Rule Targets Pass-Through Payments
January 24 2017 Budget Resolution Bill Approved by Senate and House
January 24 2017 Study Finds New Payment Models May Potentially Reduce Health Care Disparities
January 24 2017 Judge Denies Aetna-Humana Merger
January 10 2017 CMS Releases Third Innovation Center Report to Congress
January 10 2017 ACA Repeal Efforts Begin, while Sign-Ups Continue to Rise
January 10 2017 CMS Adds Two More Advanced APMs, Finalize Cardiac, Orthopedic Bundled Payment Models
January 10 2017 CMS Clarifies Site-Neutral Medicare Reimbursement Exceptions
January 10 2017 FL – New Law Expands Prescribing Authority to Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners