CMS announces initiatives to strengthen Medicaid program integrity

Avoid missing critical and costly deadlines by signing up for our eAlerts. Click the button to find out more..

CMS announces initiatives to strengthen Medicaid program integrity Agency actions will help ensure the sustainability of vital safety net program for all beneficiaries  Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced new and enhanced initiatives designed to improve Medicaid program integrity through greater transparency and accountability, strengthened data, and innovative and robust analytic tools. “The initiatives released today Continue reading CMS announces initiatives to strengthen Medicaid program integrity

5 New HCPCS Q Codes Effective July 1

Get a jump on five new HCPCS Level II codes going into effect July 1. All are Q codes and they help patients with opioid addiction, knee pain, cystic fibrosis, and hemophilia. Q9991         Injection, buprenorphine extended-release (Sublocade), less than or equal to 100 mg   Q9992         Injection, buprenorphine extended-release (Sublocade), greater than 100 mg   Sublocade is a drug used for treatment Continue reading 5 New HCPCS Q Codes Effective July 1

Trump Administration Announces MyHealthEData Initiative to Put Patients at the Center of the US Healthcare System

Avoid missing critical and costly deadlines by signing up for our eAlerts. Click the button to find out more..

CMS launches “Blue Button 2.0” tool, calls on all health insurers to make data available to patients Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma announced a new Trump Administration initiative – MyHealthEData – to empower patients by giving them control of their healthcare data, and allowing it to follow them through their healthcare journey. Last year President Continue reading Trump Administration Announces MyHealthEData Initiative to Put Patients at the Center of the US Healthcare System

CMS announces new payment model to improve quality, coordination, and cost-effectiveness for both inpatient and outpatient care

CMS announces new payment model to improve quality, coordination, and cost-effectiveness for both inpatient and outpatient care The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) announced the launch of a new voluntary bundled payment model called Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced). Under traditional fee-for-service payment, Medicare pays providers for Continue reading CMS announces new payment model to improve quality, coordination, and cost-effectiveness for both inpatient and outpatient care