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Modified: 8/22/2019
This edition includes information on hospital quality star ratings, a pneumococcal vaccine eligibility data issue, venipuncture, and more.
Modified: 8/15/2019
This edition includes information on the New Medicare Card transition period, inpatient rehabilitation facility services, dementia care, upcoming ICD-10 changes, and more.
Modified: 8/8/2019
This edition includes information on securing access to antimicrobial drugs for seniors; the emergency triage, treat, and transport model; skilled nursing facility three-day rule billing, and more.
Modified: 8/7/2019
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Modified: 8/5/2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized changes and issued final rules for FY 2020.
Modified: 8/1/2019
This edition includes information on FY 2020 payment and policy changes, FY 2020 payment and quality reporting updates, MyHealthEData, coverage for treatment services furnished by opioid treatment programs, and more.
Modified: 7/30/2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued new proposed rules and policies for CY 2020.
Modified: 7/25/2019
This edition includes information on using the MBI, antipsychotic drug use in nursing homes, World Hepatitis Day, and more.
Modified: 7/18/2019
This edition includes information on DMEPOS competitive bidding, nursing home requirements, QMB billing requirements, and more.
Modified: 7/12/2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that proposes routine updates to the home health payment rates for CY 2020
Modified: 7/11/2019
This edition includes information on the new Medicare card transition period, care for patients with chronic kidney disease, an expansion of coverage of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, and more.
Modified: 6/27/2019
This edition includes information on ICD-10 diagnosis code updates, DMEPOS competitive bidding, and more.
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