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Executive Health Management

Supreme Court Fight Looms for U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

2021 23 Dec

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments challenging the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates for businesses with at least 100 workers and health care workers on 7 January. This follows a recent ruling by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, which lifted an injunction that blocked the Occupational Safety and Health... Read more

Executive Health Management

CMS Finalises 2022 Payment Rules: Speciality Physicians See Pay Cuts

2021 07 Nov

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalised the following payment rules for the 2022 calendar year: Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) / Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System Home Health Prospective Payment System (PPS)   CMS increased hospital outpatient services... Read more

Cardiology Management

7th International Conference on PreHT, HT & CMS 2020

2020 15 Oct

NEW DATES DUE TO COVID-19 : 15 - 18 OCTOBER 2020 Find PreHT on Social Media Read more

Cardiology Management

6th International Conference on PreHT, HT & CMS 2019

2019 28 Feb

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IT Management

New CMS Centralised Repository for Registry Info

2017 02 May

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has launched a new centralised repository for public health agency and clinical data registry reporting. The CMS Centralised Repository serves as an additional source of information for eligible professionals, eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals. It will be recalled that CMS committed to... Read more

IT Management

CMS Urged to Reduce EHR, Meaningful Use Burden on Doctors

2017 28 Mar

Difficulty in meeting documentation requirements is a common complaint among physicians. Thus, the call by various medical groups for the U.S. federal government to reduce the burden and penalties associated with EHRs and meaningful use does not come as a surprise. The American Medical Association, the Medical Group Management Association and dozens... Read more

Executive Health Management

CMS Extends Filing Deadlines for ACA Exchange Plans

2017 26 Feb

Amidst concerns about the stability of the Affordable Care Act exchanges, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service has extended the deadline for filing qualified health plan (QHP) applications from 3 May to 21 June of this year. That would also be the new deadline for all issuers to submit rate table templates for single risk pool coverage... Read more

Executive Health Management

Senate Committee Wants Action on Concurrent Surgeries

2016 13 Dec

  The U.S. healthcare sector is urged to address two major concerns related to the practice of overlapping surgeries: patient safety and improper payments.     Following its investigation into the practice, the Senate Finance Committee has released a report acknowledging that "evidence on the practice — safe or otherwise — of concurrent or... Read more

IT Management

CMS Hospital EHR Payment Adjustments; Where do you Fit In?

2016 06 Sep

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospitals (CMS) have announced that hospitals which are failing to implement meaningful use of certified electronic health record technology will have to undergo a payment adjustment as of October 1, 2016. The payment change will come in the form of a ‘reduced applicable increase’ to a facility’s... Read more

Executive Health Management

New CMS Payment Rule for 2017

2016 31 Aug

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the final rule for next year’s inpatient payment system. There will be several changes that will affect a hospital's reimbursement, including a pending pay cut. The new rule is published on the Federal Register. It appears that the CMS is trying to recoup money from $11 billion worth... Read more