Proposed changes to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program would streamline clinical billing and expand access to high-quality care. On July 12, HMA received this information from CMS... Read below for the full information and how you can provide public feedback on the proposed rules - deadline is Sept. 10, 2018. Today, the [...]
CMS Action for Home Health Agencies Puts Value Over Volume and Advances MyHealthEData Initiative WASHINGTON DC – Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed significant changes to the Home Health Prospective Payment System to strengthen and modernize Medicare, drive value, and focus on individual patient needs rather than volume of care. Specifically, [...]
Join the Center for Program Integrity on May 11, 2017, 1:00 - 2:30 pm EDT, where they will discuss CMS’ approach to combating the opioid epidemic, including priority areas which aim to: Implement more effective strategies to reduce the risk of opioid use disorders, overdoses, inappropriate prescribing, and drug diversion Expand the use and distribution of [...]
Check out these great new resources sent to us from HHS: CMS New Chronic Care Management Services Chronic disease is prevalent among Medicare beneficiaries with most having multiple chronic conditions. CMS has resources to help health care professionals learn more about providing chronic care management services and educate patients about the benefits of receiving this [...]
HealthCare.gov has extended their sign-up deadline to Dec. 19, 11:59 pm due to the extraordinary volume of consumers contacting the call center. To find out more about this, use the link above. This is for coverage that will begin Jan. 1, 2017!
CMS and the HHS Partnership Center have produced toolkits, videos and other resources for faith and community organizations on open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Fact sheets, bulletin inserts, talking points and how to plan an enrollment event in your community are available in the Health Care Law Toolkit for Faith and Community-Based Organizations [...]
You are invited to join a conference call on Thursday, October 27th at 4:30 PM ET with President Barack Obama and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell to discuss the upcoming open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act. RSVP: To receive the dial-in information, [...]
Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMS Innovation Center) will host a webinar to discuss various aspects of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program proposal on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 12:00-1:00pm EDT. Registration for this webinar is now open. CMS will accept comments on the proposed rule until September 6, 2016, and will respond to [...]