MedicareCMS Clarifies Claims Processing Changes
Provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 that are retroactive to Jan. 1, 2018 do not require any new action by providers.
- March 12, 2018
MedicareMedicare Low Volume Appeals Initiative Deadline Approaching
Providers interested in settling eligible Medicare appeals should submit an Expression of Interest form to CMS. Deadline for some is March 9th.
- March 6, 2018
MedicareNew Option for Medicare Cost Report Submission
CMS to make new e-Filing option available for 2017 reports starting in March 2018.
- February 19, 2018
MedicareMedicare Therapy Cap Exceptions Not Yet Renewed
Authorization for the Medicare Part B therapy cap exception process lapsed at the end of 2017 and requires congressional action.
- January 29, 2018
MedicareCMS Finalizes Rule Scaling Back Expansion of Bundled Payments
Number of markets with mandatory joint replacement bundles to decrease; hip fracture and cardiac bundles cancelled.
- December 5, 2017
Medicare2018 Medicare Part B Therapy Rate Calculator Available
Member tool provides Medicare Part B rates by CPT/HCPCS code.
- November 27, 2017
MedicareCMS Publishes Medicare Premiums and Deductibles for 2018
Some cost sharing amounts for those enrolled in fee-for-service Medicare will increase in 2018, while some will remain unchanged.
- November 24, 2017
MedicareCorrected Medicare SNF PPS Rate List Published
The LeadingAge NY SNF PPS Final Rule summary and Medicare Part A rate listing have been updated to reflect corrections issued by CMS on Oct. 4, 2017.
- October 9, 2017
MedicareCMS Corrects SNF PPS
Correction of minor errors to final rule rates and wage indexes will change rates slightly.
- October 3, 2017
MedicareNew SNF Part A Rates Effective Sunday
Reminder that nursing home Medicare rates will change on Oct. 1st.
- September 25, 2017
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