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Medicare proposes payment, quality reporting changes for 2018 and asks for input

CMS has issued proposed payment and policy updates for 2018 that affect hospitals' quality reporting, among other changes. ... providers to improve the quality of care and services they provide,” a CMS fact sheet said.
April 2017

Paying by numbers

CMS's new MS-DRG codes require more precise diagnostic reporting. ... When CMS announced revisions to its payment structure last year, its plan to stop paying for certain hospital-acquired conditions received a lot of attention.
March 2008

ICD-10 delayed to 2014

A summary of the new announcement is available on the CMS website.
September 2012

New proposed rule for discharge planning focuses on patient preferences

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed changes to the discharge planning requirements that hospitals must meet in order to participate in its programs. ... Also, CMS last week finalized updates to the 2-midnight rule on
November 2015

AMA survey shows impact of consultation code elimination

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July 2010

Enforcement of 2-midnight rule delayed again

CMS has again extended the start of enforcement of the 2-midnight rule while it awaits congressional action on physician payment formulas.
April 2015

Applications now being accepted for bundled payment initiative

More information is available on the CMS website.
August 2011

CMS announces ICD-10 contingency plan

Oct. 1 is still the implementation deadline, but CMS will allow flexibility for some practices, and ACP can help. ... More information about the plan can be found in ACP's Newsroom and on the CMS website.
July 2015

Medicare adds data on CLABSI infections to Hospital Compare website

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has added data to the Hospital Compare website about how often central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) occur in the nation's ICUs, ... There were approximately 41,000 CLABSIs in U.S.
February 2012

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