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Latest Provider Updates from CMS

Latest Provider Updates from CMS

CMS Weekly Check-up The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is the Federal agency under the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) which administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. The CMS EHR Incentive programs are currently open programs for eligible professionals and hospitals to receive incentive payment for participation. Checking in on CMS will be a regular weekly post to keep up with communication coming from CMS on information about these and other related programs. Reforms to Medicare regulations identified as unnecessary, obsolete, or excessively […]

May 25, 2016 | By More
Latest Provider Updates from CMS

Latest Provider Updates from CMS

CMS Weekly Check-up The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is the Federal agency under the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) which administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. The CMS EHR Incentive programs are currently open programs for eligible professionals and hospitals to receive incentive payment for participation. Checking in on CMS will be a regular weekly post to keep up with communication coming from CMS on information about these and other related programs. Reforms to Medicare regulations identified as unnecessary, obsolete, or excessively […]

January 24, 2016 | By More
Safe Harbor is the New ICD-10 Delay

Safe Harbor is the New ICD-10 Delay

Despite many prayers and tears, it looks increasingly likely that there will be no ICD-10 delay this year. After two years’ worth of previous delays, ICD-10 is set to proceed on October 1, 2015, because the SGR Fix passed without another ICD-10 delay. That fix tied future reimbursement to quality-reporting, consolidating MU, PQRS, and the VBM into one program called MIPS. (If you don’t know those acronyms, get thee to a 4Medapproved class.) However, there are several ICD-10 bills circulating in Congress. There does not seem to be much enthusiasm […]

July 6, 2015 | By More