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2007-03-22 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL COLLABORATIVE IN ARIZONA
2007-03-22 NEW MEDICARE HOSPITAL CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION FOR TRANSPLANT CENTERS
2007-03-30 MEDICARE UPDATES REQUIREMENTS FOR VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES
2007-04-02 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES COMPETITIVE ACQUISITION PROGRAM
2007-04-02 CMS CLARIFIES GUIDELINES FOR NATIONAL PROVIDER IDENTIFIER (NPI) DEADLINE IMPLEMENTATION
2007-04-03 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES MEASURE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE PHYSICIAN QUALITY REPORTING INITIATIVE
2007-04-10 MEDICARE PROPOSES REVISED CLINICAL TRIAL POLICY
2007-04-11 CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES LAUNCHES DOQ-IT UNIVERSITY
2007-04-11 MEDICARE PROVIDES FUNDING FOR HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING IN ALL 50 STATES
2007-04-13 CMS PROPOSES PAYMENT REFORMS FOR INPATIENT HOSPITAL SERVICES IN 2008
2007-04-23 MEDICARE TRUSTEES RELEASE ANNUAL REPORT
2007-04-26 CMS ISSUES GUIDANCE ON HOSPITAL EMERGENCY SERVICES REQUIREMENTS
2007-04-27 CMS PROPOSES PAYMENT CHANGES FOR MEDICARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES
2007-04-30 CMS PROPOSES INCREASE IN MEDICARE PAYMENTS TO NURSING HOMES FOR 2008
2007-05-01 CMS ANNOUNCES POLICY AND PAYMENT CHANGES FOR LONG-TERM CARE HOSPITALS FOR RATE YEAR 2008
2007-05-02 CMS PROPOSES PAYMENT, POLICY CHANGES FOR INPATIENT REHABILITATION FACILITIES IN FISCAL YEAR 2008
2007-05-14 CMS AWARDS GRANTS TO 13 STATES FOR ALTERNATIVES TO NURSING HOME CARE
2007-05-14 MEDICARE ISSUES PROPOSED COVERAGE DECISION ON ERYTHROPOESIS STIMULATING AGENTS
2007-05-21 CMS PROPOSES REFORMS OF COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS
2007-05-22 MEDICARE TO EXPAND COVERAGE OF ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES
2007-06-15 PLANS SUSPEND PFFS MARKETING
2007-06-20 MEDICARE TESTING PERSONAL HEALTH RECORDS TO HELP BENEFICIARIES BETTER MANAGE OWN HEALTH CARE
2007-07-02 CMS PROPOSES POLICY, PAYMENT CHANGES FOR PHYSICIAN SERVICES IN 2008
2007-07-02 CMS ISSUES FINAL CITIZENSHIP GUIDELINES FOR MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY
2007-07-06 NEW MEDICAID DRUG PAYMENT RULE
2007-07-10 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES NEW CLINICAL TRIAL POLICY
2007-07-11 PHYSICIAN GROUPS IMPROVE QUALITY AND GENERATE SAVINGS UNDER MEDICARE PHYSICIAN PAY FOR PERFORMANCE DEMONSTRATION
2007-07-11 PHYSICIAN GROUPS IMPROVE QUALITY AND GENERATE SAVINGS UNDER MEDICARE PHYSICIAN PAY FOR PERFORMANCE DEMONSTRATION
2007-07-16 CMS REVISES PAYMENT STRUCTURE FOR AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTERS AND PROPOSES POLICY AND PAYMENT CHANGES FOR HOSPITAL OUTPATIENT
2007-07-19 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES NEW PROPOSED CLINICAL RESEARCH POLICY
2007-07-20 MEDICARE TO MODIFY ITS CLAIMS MONITORING POLICY FOR USE OF ESAS FOR ANEMIA TREATMENT IN DIALYSIS
2007-07-25 HHS SUMMER 2007 INDIAN COUNTRY BUS TOUR TO PROMOTE PREVENTION AND HEALTHIER LIVING
2007-07-25 MEDICARE RELEASES POSITIVE RESULTS ON PROVIDER SATISFACTION WITH FEE-FOR-SERVICE CONTRACTORS
2007-07-26 CMS TERMINATES AMERICA'S HEALTH CHOICE MEDICAL PLAN, INC'S MEDICARE ADVANTAGE CONTRACT
2007-07-30 MEDICARE POSTS FINAL NATIONAL COVERAGE DETERMINATION FOR THE USE OF ERYTHROPOIESIS STIMULATING AGENTS
2007-07-30 MEDICARE POSTS FINAL NATIONAL COVERAGE DETERMINATION FOR THE USE OF ERYTHROPOIESIS STIMULATING AGENTS IN CANCER
2007-07-31 CMS INCREASES MEDICARE PAYMENTS FOR BENEFICIARIES USING SKILLED NURSING FACILITY CARE FOR 2008
2007-07-31 CMS INCREASES PAYMENTS TO INPATIENT REHABILITATION FACILITIES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008
2007-08-01 CMS ANNOUNCES PAYMENT REFORMS FOR INPATIENT HOSPITAL SERVICES IN 2008
2007-08-13 MEDICARE PART D PLAN PREMIUMS FOR 2008 SHOW CONTINUED IMPACT OF STRONG COMPETITION
2007-08-21 CMS ANNOUNCES THE START OF PARTICIPANT RECRUITMENT FOR POST ACUTE CARE PAYMENT REFORM DEMONSTRATION
2007-08-22 CMS ANNOUNCES PAYMENT CHANGES FOR MEDICARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES
2007-08-22 CMS ANNOUNCES PAYMENT CHANGES FOR MEDICARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES
2007-08-24 MEDICARE PROPOSES NEW RULES FOR ASCS THAT SERVE MEDICARE PATIENTS
2007-08-27 CMS ISSUES FINAL RULE PROHIBITING PHYSICIAN SELF-REFERRAL
2007-09-07 CMS SELECTS WISCONSIN COMPANY TO ADMINISTER MEDICARE CLAIMS PAYMENT IN IOWA, KANSAS, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA
2007-09-19 CMS RELEASES SCHIP REPORT SHOWING INCREASES IN ENROLLMENT, COVERAGE, AND ACCESS FOR LOW-INCOME CHILDREN NATIONWIDE
2007-09-24 SEVEN MEDICARE PFFS PLANS ARE APPROVED FOLLOWING RIGOROUS MARKETING REVIEW
2007-10-02 CMS AWARDS CONTRACT FOR ICD-10 IMPACT ANALYSIS
2007-10-05 MEDICARE EXPECTS TO RECOVER $4 BILLION FROM PART D PLANS FOLLOWING 2006 PLAN RECONCILIATION
2007-10-17 ENHANCED TOOLS WILL HELP MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES WITH PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN CHOICES FOR 2008
2007-10-11 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR HOME HEALTH PAY FOR PERFORMANCE DEMONSTRATION
2007-10-11 MAJORITY OF NATIONS ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS MEET QUALITY REPORTING GOALS, WILL RECEIVE FULL RATE INCREASE NEXT YEAR
2007-10-16 CMS SELECTS FIRST LOCATION FOR CLINICAL LABORATORY
2007-10-17 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES CLINICAL TRIAL POLICY
2007-10-22 BED SORES CAN BE STOPPED WITH PROPER CARE IN NURSING HOMES MEDICARE PROJECT SHOWS
2007-10-26 CMS AWARDS TWO CONTRACTS TO PROCESS AND PAY MEDICARE PART A AND PART B CLAIMS IN 7 STATES AND D.C.
2007-11-01 MEDICARE FINAL RULE ANNOUNCES 2008 PHYSICIAN FEES AND REFORMS FOR ACCURATE PAYMENTS AND QUALITY
2007-11-01 NEW STEPS TO ENCOURAGE EFFICIENCY AND QUALITY FOR MEDICARE HOSPITAL OUTPATIENT SERVICES IN 2008
2007-11-16 MEDICARE CONTINUES TO REDUCE IMPROPER CLAIMS PAYMENTS
2007-11-27 CMS ANNOUNCES APPROVAL OF KEY CHANGES TO WISCONSIN'S BADGERCARE PROGRAM
2007-11-29 CMS PUBLISHES NATIONAL LIST OF POOR-PERFORMING NURSING HOMES, KEY TOOL FOR FAMILIES SEEKING QUALITY CARE
2007-11-29 CMS BEGINS THIRD ANNUAL MEDICARE PROVIDER SATISFACTION SURVEY
2007-12-13 MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES SHOULD ACT NOW TO MEET THEIR PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE AND HEALTH PLAN NEEDS FOR 2008
2007-12-14 CMS, NCQA SEEK PUBLIC COMMENT ON PROPOSED QUALITY MEASURES FOR MEDICARE SPECIAL NEEDS PLANS
2007-12-18 MEDICARE MAKES AWARDS FOR SENIOR RISK REDUCTION DEMONSTRATION AS PART OF FOCUS ON PREVENTION
2007-12-19 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES PROPOSED POLICY FOR CONTINUOUS POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE (CPAP) THERAPY FOR OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA (OSA)
2007-12-19 CMS ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF SITES FOR DEMONSTRATION TO REVISE POST ACUTE CARE PAYMENT AND
2007-12-21 COVERAGE WITH EVIDENCE DEVELOPMENT FOR CARDIAC COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHIC ANGIOGRAPHY PROPOSED BY MEDICARE
2007-12-21 MEDICARE PROPOSES TO EXPAND COVERAGE FOR HOME TESTING OF PROTHROMBIN TIME (PT) INTERNATIONAL NORMALIZED RATIO (INR)
2007-12-28 MEDICARE HEALTH AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN ENROLLEES EXPECTED TO EXPERIENCE SMOOTH TRANSITION TO 2008
2007-01-09 MS RELEASES U.S. HEALTH SPENDING ESTIMATES THROUGH 2005
2007-01-09 NO MEDICARE PART D LATE ENROLLMENT PENALTY
2007-01-11 CMS ACTUARIES CONCLUDE THAT H.R. 4 WOULD HAVE NO EFFECT ON LOWERING DRUG PRICES
2007-01-12 CMS AWARDS DEMONSTRATION GRANTS TO 17 STATES FOR ALTERNATIVES TO INSTITUTIONAL CARE
2007-01-25 MEDICARE PROPOSES PAYMENT CHANGES FOR LONG-TERM CARE HOSPITALS FOR RATE YEAR 2008 AND FOR MEDICARE GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
2007-01-26 GROUNDBREAKING MEDICARE PAYMENT DEMONSTRATION RESULTS IN SUBSTANTIAL IMPROVEMENT FOR HOSPITAL PATIENT CARE
2007-01-30 MEDICARE DRUG PLANS STRONG AND GROWING
2007-02-01 MEDICARE PROPOSES EXPANDED COVERAGE OF ANGIOPLASTY OF THE CAROTID ARTERY CONCURRENT WITH STENTING
2007-02-08 GENERIC DRUG UTILIZATION ON THE RISE
2007-02-15 MEDICARE TO PROVIDE BENEFICIARIES WITH INFORMATION ON PHYSICIAN PERFORMANCE
2007-03-14 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL COLLABORATIVE IN CALIFORNIA
2007-03-14 MEDICARE REVIEWING ERYTHROPOIESIS STIMULATING AGENTS (ESAS) POLICIES
2007-03-20 ALL LOW-INCOME NEWBORNS TO RECEIVE EQUAL ACCESS TO MEDICAID
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