On April 18, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule [CMS-1718-P] for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 that updates the Medicare payment rates and the quality programs for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).
On April 19 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule (CMS-1714-P) that demonstrates continued commitment to strengthening Medicare by better aligning the hospice payment rates with the costs of providing care and increasing transparency so patients can make more informed choices.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released the final annual Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for the 2020 benefit year, also known as the 2020 Payment Notice. The rule reduces user fees for plans offered on HealthCare.gov, and encourages the use of lower-cost generic drugs, while improving market stability and consumer choice.
FY 2020 Proposed Medicare Payment and Quality Reporting Updates for Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities (CMS-1712-P)
On April 17, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a rule that would update Medicare payment policies for facilities under the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System (IRF PPS) and the Inpatient Rehabilitation Quality Reporting Program (IRF QRP) for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to update its national coverage policy for Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM).
On April 5, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that updates the Medicare Advantage (MA or Part C) and Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D) programs by promoting innovative plan designs, improved quality, and choices for patients.