CMS has released the 2021 Outpatient Prospective Payment Systems (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) PPS proposed rule, Revenue Cycle Advisor...Read More »
CMS has released the calendar year (CY) 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule and opened a comment period up until October 5, 2020. The proposed rule, which would take effect on January 1, 2021, would...Read More »
Research presented at the American Thoracic Society’s (ATS) 2020 virtual event suggests that hospitalizations due to e-cigarette and vaping associated lung injury (...Read More »
The American Hospital Association (AHA) urged CMS to continue its suspension of medical review activities throughout the ongoing COVID-19 public health...Read More »
CMS is implementing 12 new ICD-10 procedure codes to identify new therapies for COVID-19.
These codes include:
CMS has updated Medicare payment rules for inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPFs), skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and hospices.
For the fiscal year 2021 IPF Prospective Payment System Final Rule, a 2.2% payment rate update is being finalized, as well as CMS’ proposal to adopt revised...Read More »
Originally published near the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic’s toll on the United States, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and American Hospital Association (AHA) have updated their list of...Read More »
CMS has posted a waiver on the FY 2021 IPPS proposed rule home page related to the 60-day delayed effective date in...Read More »