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HOW NEW STANDARDS FOR TOUGHER ERROR RATE WERE APPLIED IN THIS YEARS 2009 IMPROPER PAYMENTS REPORT

For 2009, CMS improved how it reviews Medicare claims for inpatient hospital services and eliminated the use of past billing records as part of a compl

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CMS REPORTS RESULTS OF 2008 MEDICARE PHYSICIAN QUALITY REPORTING INITIATIVE

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is encouraging Medicare beneficiaries to take advantage of the annual Open Enrollment period to make sure they have the best coverage available to meet their healthcare needs in 2010.
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FINAL 2010 POLICY, PAYMENT CHANGES FOR HOSPITAL OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENTS AND AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTERS

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that most hospitals will receive an inflation update of 2.1 percent in their payment rates for services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries in outpatient departments.