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Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | May 06
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) prospective payment system (PPS) for long-term-care hospitals (LTCHs) for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Member News | May 01
On April 23, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year (FY) 2020. 
Member News | April 25
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Member News | April 18
MHA CEO Brian Peters wrote an opinion piece published by the The Oakland Press April 6, 2019, on the importance of protecting the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the consequences a Medicare for All system could hold for patients.
Effective Jan. 1, 2018, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) of 2014 requires that Medicare payment rates be based on the national weighted median of private payer rates reported by certain “applicable laboratories.”
Member News | March 06
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | January 14
In the 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) final rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) modified the definition of “applicable laboratories” to include hospital laboratories that bill Medicare for nonpatient laboratory services on the CMS 1450 14X type of bil...
Member News | January 10
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | January 07
On Nov. 30, the Medical Services Administration released a final policy that modifies the billing process for services provided to Medicaid beneficiaries in FFS and MCO plans who, as of their date of service, are eligible for Medicare but are not yet enrolled.
Member News | January 03
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | November 05
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS) for calendar year 2019.
Member News | November 02
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | October 22
As previously reported, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is required to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards to deter identity theft. 
Member News | October 17
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) Part A deductible for inpatient hospital services will increase by $24 to $1,364, effective Jan. 1. 
Member News | October 17
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | October 08
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated the 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance scores for some clinicians, based on issues that providers identified in their performance feedback data.
Member News | October 04
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. 
Monday Report | September 24
On Sept. 20, the MHA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) effective Jan. 1, 2019. 
Member News | September 21
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | September 17
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