CMS released a new proposed rule on June 3 which aims to “give consumers and employers better information about the quality of healthcare,” according to CMS release. The proposed rule Medicare...Read More »
More than 300 ACDIS members dialed into the Quarterly Conference Call on Thursday, May 26 to learn more about how CDI programs. This most recent call featured a special presentation on how CDI staff can work effectively with case management, utilization review, and quality assurance departments...Read More »
Provider-preventable conditions (PPC), including health care-acquired conditions (HCAC), are now subject to payment adjustments under the Medicaid program, according to the final rule released by CMS June 1.
CMS published the 2012 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule May 5 in the Federal Register. Proposals include changes to MS-DRGs for excisional debridement, a new hospital-...Read More »
On Thursday, May 26, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced its plans to eliminate regulations that are out-of-date, unnecessary, excessively burdensome, or that conflict with other rules.
Earlier this year, President Obama called for a change in culture to...Read More »