Posts Tagged: CMS

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Budget deal advances plan to test Medicaid mental health integration. Crain’s, June 20, 2017. A controversial plan set to integrate the state’s physical and mental health delivery system for Medicaid patients is set to… Read the rest »

Medicare paid $729 million to doctors and health workers improperly. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). A recent U.S. Department of Health… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) DMC passes new inspection in surgical instruments case. The Detroit News, January 10, 2017. The Detroit Medical Center officials announced the hospital passed a surprise inspection of its sterilization facilities. 2) CMS issues final… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Ascension partners with Lyft to ease patient transportation. Modern Healthcare, December 20, 2016. Ascension partnered with Lyft to ensure that the most vulnerable patients always have a ride. 2) Sales Executive Pleads Guilty in… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Review of CMS quality metrics kicks off. Modern Healthcare, December 7, 2016. Healthcare leaders are scrutinizing and offering recommendations on the 97 quality measures that CMS is considering using for reporting and payment initiatives… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) EpiPen Manufacturer will be a No-Show at Senate Hearing. AP, November 21, 2016. Mylan is refusing to testify on a settlement over its EpiPen. 2) CMS seeks to block supplemental Medicaid payments to providers.… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) FDA to hold two-day meeting on off-label drug marketing. STAT, November 8, 2016. The FDA will hold a public meeting to review the extent to which off-label information about medicines may be given to… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) CMS gives providers 90-day reporting period and eases other meaningful use EHR objectives. Healthcare IT News, November 2, 2016. CMS has made changes for participants in the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program to allow… Read the rest »