How Changes in Medicare Physician Payment Will Transform the Industry
In April of 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed a new health care act that could potentially have a bigger transformative effect on the healthcare industry than the Affordable Care Act. The Medicare Access and CHIP... Read More →
Revisions to Payment Methodology?
According to a newly released announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), revisions to the payment methodology regarding clinical diagnostic laboratory tests under the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) will soon be determined by the weighted median... Read More →
Medicare Shared Savings Program A New Approach for Cost Calculations
An announcement released on June 6 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services revealed the Medicare Shared Savings Program is going to gradually introduce a new approach for cost calculations beginning January 1, 2017. The new cost calculations will... Read More →
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report on Medicare’s Efforts to Curb Backlog of Appeals
The GAO Reports Medicare’s Efforts to Curb Backlog of Appeals Not Sufficient! In spite of Medicare’s attempts to decrease the quantity of Medicare appeals, numerous health care providers and patients continue to file denial appeals, causing a rapid increase in the... Read More →