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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released final rules to update the Medicare prospective payment systems (PPSs) for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for several post-acute care settings.
Member News | August 02
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS) for calendar year 2019.
Member News | July 05
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently extended the deadline to Aug. 8 for hospitals to submit signed participation agreements and select clinical episodes for the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCIA) model.
Member News | July 05
The MHA recently hosted an educational webinar to assist hospital staff in reviewing data used to develop the Medicare wage index and occupational mix adjustment. A recording and PowerPoint slides from the webinar are available for members who were unable to participate.
Member News | July 03
The MHA has drafted comments on each of the proposed rules to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for post-acute care settings.
Member News | June 15
The MHA has drafted comments in response to the proposed rule that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released to update the fiscal year (FY) 2019 inpatient prospective payment system.
Member News | June 15
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | May 14
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released proposed rules to update the Medicare prospective payment systems (PPSs) for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for several post-acute care settings. They include inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), inpatient psychiatric facilities ...
Member News | May 09
Because the CMS is required to remove Social Security Numbers from all Medicare cards to deter identity theft, it is replacing the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number with a random, 11-character Medicare Beneficiary Identifier. 
Member News | May 03
On April 24, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service, long-term acute-care (LTCH) prospective payment system for fiscal year (FY) 2019. 
Member News | April 26
Hospitals and other providers have likely begun seeing Medicare enrollees present new Medicare identification cards this month. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began mailing the new cards to Medicare beneficiaries April 1.
Member News | April 12
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. 
Monday Report | March 26
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards as part of efforts to help reduce identify theft.
Member News | March 22
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | February 05
As of Jan. 13, home healthcare agencies are required to comply with the new Medicare and Medicaid CoPs. Because it has been more than 20 years since home health CoPs have been updated, it is important to understand the changes and revised compliance processes.
Member News | February 02
Effective Feb. 5, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will accept Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for a limited settlement agreement option for Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) providers (appellants) with fewer than 500 appeals pending as of Nov. 3, 2017.
Member News | February 01
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | January 15
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Jan. 9 the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced) program, a new Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) voluntary bundled payment model. 
Member News | January 11
The MHA Health Foundation webinar “Understanding Medicare Telemedicine Billing Guidelines” will examine telemedicine billing processes and guidelines for documentation and much more. 
Member News | January 11
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | January 08
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