Surgery News


Date Title
November 08 2017 2018 QPP and MPFS Final Rules Released
November 08 2017 CMS Announces Transition of eCQMs to CQL for CY2019 Reporting Periods
November 08 2017 CMS Issues Guidance on Information Blocking Prevention in MIPS
November 08 2017 New Medicaid Policy to Combat Opioid Crisis by Increasing Treatment Access
November 08 2017 House Votes to Continue CHIP Funding
September 28 2017 Harvard Pilgrim – Prior Authorization for Select Hip, Knee, and Shoulder Surgeries
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 UnitedHealthcare Expands Prior-Authorization Requirement for Certain Office-Based Procedures Performed in Other Sites of Service
July 13 2017 PA – Legislature Takes Aim at Balance Billing
May 24 2017 MA – OptumHealth to Acquire Reliant Medical Group
January 24 2017 MedPac Approves Pay Increase Recommendations for Hospitals, Physicians
January 24 2017 UnitedHealth Group to Buy Outpatient Surgery Chain for $2.3 Billion
August 30 2016 Humana Updating Surgery Claim Processing Edits
July 25 2016 Top 10 Specialties Impacted by Proposed 2017 MPFS