As part of the Affordable Care Act, Congress outlined the process for providers to return Medicare and Medicaid overpayments.
I’ll Be Watching You: Medicare Billing Info On Over 880,000 Providers Released by CMS to Improve Transparency
Every payment you take, every claim you make, someone will be watching you.
The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (HR 4302), signed by President Obama yesterday, contains a number of provisions that are important to clinical laboratories, and they include:
On March 31, the Senate voted to pass yet another “doc fix” bill, which had been approved by the House the week before.
There have been several announcements regarding Medicare audits in the last few weeks. Here’s a brief recap of the good news and the not-so-good news out of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Monday Morning Regulatory Review I: Obamacare Risks; Third-Party Payments; Medicare Drug Withdrawal; & Congressional Interventions
Frenetic regulatory activity in the past week covered large swaths of substantive administrative law in the Administration and the Congress, and likely set the stage for more regulatory litigation, so much so that this Monday Morning Regulatory Review (MMRR) must be divided into two posts.
Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Colorado is joining its Financial Alignment Initiative to pilot a managed fee-for-service model for people enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid (commonly known as dual-eligibles).
Following an onslaught of criticism, CMS told Congress today that it will not move forward with certain controversial provisions of its proposed rule on the Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D prescription drug program.