Earlier this week, the American Telemedicine Association reported an important clarification regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (“CMS’s”) plans for expanding reimbursement for telehealth services provided to Medicare beneficiaries.
Through the procedures of CMS under the statute governing regarding Medicare, there is news that Medicare is highly likely to start paying for low dose CT scans seeking to find early stage lung cancers before they become malignant.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (Medicare PFS) on October 31, 2014.
While the rest of us were heading out the door for trick-or-treating, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in the late afternoon of October 31 posted the final 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
The owner and operator of a Miami home health care company recently was sentenced for her part in a $6.5 million Medicare fraud scheme, after falling into the cross-hairs of the federal government’s Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (“HEAT”).
The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (pertinent sections of which are codified at 42 U.S.C. Section 1320a-7m) directed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to use predictive modeling and other analytics technologies to identify and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse in the Medicare fee-for-service program.
Medicare Announces Pay Increases for Psychiatric, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Providers in Fiscal Year 2015
According to the rules released last Thursday by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare will increase payment to inpatient psychiatric hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and skilled nursing facilities in fiscal year 2015.
While the rest of us were heading out the door for the holiday weekend, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in the late afternoon of July 3 posted the proposed 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
CMS Seeks to Update Payment Rates and Eligibility Certification Requirements in Proposed Rule for Medicare Home Health Services
On July 7, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule updating Medicare’s Home Health Prospective Payment System payment rates for 2015.