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Prospective Payment System

Rural Medicare
Nov 27 | Susan Morse
A total of 30 rural hospitals are taking part in the budget neutral program that pays higher Medicare rates.
Nov 22 | Susan Morse
Advanced payment models should qualify as downside risk for advanced APMs under MACRA, AHA says.
Nov 02 | Susan Morse
Physician fee schedule final rule also updates payments for biosimilars, pays for more telehealth services and provides detail on…
Nov 02 | Susan Morse
To integrate care, provide more services and stay competitive, hospitals are still building outpatient…
Nov 01 | Susan Morse
The final rule will also allow for higher outpatient payment when Medicare beneficiaries receive certain procedures…
Sep 25 | Susan Morse
Physicians transitioning to MIPS and hospitals going for meaningful use can avoid penalty.
Sep 22 | Susan Morse
The AMA dashboard includes the "wins" and "asks" for MACRA's merit-based incentives and alternative…
Sep 18 | Change Healthcare
Can you spot service vulnerabilities that may put you at risk and signal the need for outside help from a professional…
Oncology group backs 340B payment cuts
Sep 11 | Susan Morse
Cancer care is being shifted away from the private, physician-owned community oncology clinics and into the much more…
Anthem won’t pay for MRIs at hospital outpatient hubs
Aug 29 | Susan Morse
Imaging services can be as safely provided, and cost less, at freestanding facilities, Anthem says.

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