Pain Management News


Date Title
August 30 2017 Anthem BCBS – Medical Policy and Clinical Guideline Updates
August 16 2017 FY 2018 Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule Released
August 16 2017 FY 2018 Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities Final Rules Released
August 16 2017 Medicare Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Rates to Increase by $45 Million in FY 2018
August 16 2017 PA – DHS Notifies 100,000 Medicaid Consumers in Region of Pending Changes
August 16 2017 TX – House Approves Bill to Reverse Medicaid Cuts to Children’s Therapy Services
August 16 2017 FL – Medicaid Waiver Receives CMS Approval
July 28 2017 CMS Releases Proposed 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)
July 13 2017 End-Stage Renal Disease Proposed 2018 Policy and Payment Rate Changes
July 13 2016 CMS Proposes 2017 ASC and HOPPS Rates, Only 90 Day MU Reporting
July 10 2016 Anesthesia Coding & Documentation Updates for ICD-10 Specificity
June 08 2016 New Overtime Rules Affect 500,000 Healthcare Workers
May 24 2016 COVENTRY – Coding Changes for Presumptive and Definitive Drug Testing
May 24 2016 PA – Highmark to Offer PCPs $5.5M for Unconfirmed Diagnostic Codes
May 24 2016 CIGNA Adopts Current CMS G-Codes
May 24 2016 CIGNA – No Reimbursement for Drug Convenience Kits
May 24 2016 CIGNA – New and Removed Precertification Procedures
May 10 2016 MACRA (MIPS) Proposed Rule Released
May 09 2016 CMS Extends Certain BPCI Initiatives
April 26 2016 FL – Florida Balance Billing Law Signed Despite Pushback