For those acute care hospitals and physician group practices that submitted applications, there are three key areas to focus efforts in the coming months to prepare for BPCI Advanced: Analyze, Prioritize and Operationalize.
Why have medical schools become more dependent on funding from teaching hospitals? Because all other funding sources have flattened or declined, while maintaining competitive academic programs has only become more expensive.
At the Nossaman/CASA spring conference that was held in Los Angeles, lawyers and administrators gathered to collaborate on how ASCs can be an important solution in the healthcare industry. ECG was a sponsor of this event.
On January 1, the 2018 final rule regarding payment for Medicare services under the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System went into effect. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) removed knee replacements from the inpatient-only list and defined an outpatient hospital reimbursement rate for these cases.
Recent changes to CMS’s Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) rule for CY 2018 have created a stir across the healthcare industry due to the profound impact on organizations participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
CMS has finalized the CY 2018 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) rule, confirming changes to the 340B Drug Pricing Program that were proposed earlier this year.
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CMS has proposed cutting back on mandatory bundled payment models. Why not improve them instead?
CMS released its proposal for CY 2018 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) payment rules, containing significant changes to reimbursement for hospitals participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
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