Smorse

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Name: smorse
Date registered: May 27, 2015
URL: http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/content-feed/news

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  1. CMS proposes additional rule to address risk adjustment — August 8, 2018
  2. Hospices get 1.8 percent payment increase for 2019 — August 1, 2018
  3. Trump Administration extends short-term plans to three years in final rule — August 1, 2018
  4. CMS proposes site neutral payment rule that would lower healthcare costs for patients — July 25, 2018
  5. CMS proposes rule to pay for telehealth, lower Part B add-on, allow MA risk to replace MIPS — July 12, 2018

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CMS proposes additional rule to address risk adjustment

The 2018 benefit year will now determine risk adjustment payments to insurers, using the statewide average premium.

Hospices get 1.8 percent payment increase for 2019

Hospices that fail to meet quality reporting requirements receive a 2 percent reduction to their payments.

Trump Administration extends short-term plans to three years in final rule

Some stakeholders say short-term plans will destabilize ACA market, but these plans are not expected to divert consumers already enrolled, HHS officials say

CMS proposes site neutral payment rule that would lower healthcare costs for patients

Final rule would also expand drug pricing competition to drive down costs and eliminate controversial questions regarding opioids from the hospital patient experience survey.

CMS proposes rule to pay for telehealth, lower Part B add-on, allow MA risk to replace MIPS

CMS is also removing 34 process measures from MIPS as these measures are topped out, meaning physicians are already performing highly in these areas.

Hospital-based end-stage renal disease facilities to get 1.8% payment increase

Simplified durable medical equipment bidding will increase access for patients, competition and affordability, CMS says.

Federal court blocks Kentucky’s move for Medicaid work requirement

CMS Administrator Seema Verma says she will confer with the Department of Justice to ‘chart a path forward.’
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