April 19, 2019
CMS this week released proposed rules that would increase payments for inpatient rehab facilities and inpatient psychiatric facilities by 2.3%, or $195 million, and 1.7%, or $75 million, respectively, for fiscal year 2020.
April 16, 2019
Members of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission on Thursday voted to recommend Congress change statutory language governing Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments and eliminate a cap on Medicaid drug rebates.
April 12, 2019
April 11, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday unveiled a new version of his so-called "Medicare-for-All" legislation that would expand benefits under the bill to include long-term care coverage.
April 9, 2019
If CMS moves forward with proposed changes to eliminate certain prescription drug rebates in Medicare and Medicaid plans, the agency will launch a two-year demonstration program to ease Medicare Part D plans' transition.
April 5, 2019
Faced with low reimbursements—or flat-out denials—from dental insurers, dentists are learning to bill medical insurers for some of the services they provide.
April 2, 2019
CMS on Monday finalized payment and policy changes for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plans for the 2020 coverage year.
A group of Democrats on Friday called on HHS' Office of the Inspector General to launch an investigation into CMS Administrator Seema Verma's use of federal funds to pay for outside Republican communications consultants to help shape her public image, after a Politico investigation revealed CMS has spent millions of dollars on contracts with external consultants.
April 1, 2019
Although value-based care models are optional for children's hospitals, Dayton Children's Hospital is choosing to take on value-based financial risk.
March 29, 2019
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