In the final rule for the fiscal year 2019 update to the inpatient prospective payment system, effective August 17, 2018, CMS announced a new round of applications due to the closure of Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island. This is only the 13th round of section 5506 cap space reallocation since passage of the PPACA.
A new teaching hospital exception allows hospitals that were not training residents as of 1996 to establish a new resident cap, increasing the total number of Medicare-funded residency slots across the country.
Navigating the proposed program, Pathways to Success, can be daunting for new and existing ACOs. While it will take time before the final rule offers definitive guidance, here are seven important considerations that ACOs should begin to address now.
ECG’s Manager Jake Fochetta will be moderating a panel addressing Why a system invested in a digital health start-up to deliver on its brand promise: “We are right here with you.”
Don't miss ECG's Keynote Speaker, Jeff Hoffman.
ECG’s Principal Craig Acosta will be moderating a panel addressing "Where are we Going?" Health System Strategies.
ECG is excited to be attending this years Healthcare Roundtable.
Is it time to cut your revenue cycle bolt-ons? Those applications you purchased to support your EHR/revenue cycle core system are not only expensive but may be impacting system efficiency and optimization.
After a long delay in publishing guidance for the 2019 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) application cycle, CMS issued a proposed rule on August 9, 2018, featuring significant revisions to the program.
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