Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed transformative changes to the payment systems for services furnished by a range of medical facilities. The agency’s proposed payment rules also set out to continue to modernize Medicare through innovation in skilled nursing facility payment.
On April 27, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed changes on how Medicare pays inpatient rehabilitation facilities to make it easier for providers to spend more time with their patients, and improve the use of electronic health records.
Strengthening primary care is critical to promoting health and reducing overall health care costs in the U.S. Building on lessons learned from the Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative and input from the 2015 Request for Information on Advanced Primary Care Model Concepts, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) model on April 11, 2016.
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.
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).
The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA) requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop and implement by January 2011, a fully bundled prospective payment system (PPS) for dialysis services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries who are diagnosed with end-stage renal disease (ESRD).