On April 27, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule (CMS-1692-P) that would update fiscal year 2019 Medicare payment rates and the wage index for hospices serving Medicare beneficiaries.
The Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative (BPCI) is comprised of four broadly defined models of care, which link payments for multiple services beneficiaries receive during an episode of care.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released a proposal to strengthen the Shared Savings Program for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) through a greater emphasis on primary care services and promoting transitions to performance-based risk arrangements.
On Oct. 31, 2014 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that updates payment policies and payment rates for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on or after Jan. 1, 2015.
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the state of Maryland jointly announced a new initiative to modernize Maryland’s unique all-payer rate-setting system for hospital services aimed at improving patient health and reducing costs.
People with Medicare will be able to benefit from a new program designed to encourage primary care doctors, specialists, hospitals, and other health care providers to coordinate their care under a final regulation issued today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that it was accepting applications for a new Innovation Advisors program to help health professionals deepen skills that will drive improvements to patient care and reduce costs.