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GAO: Government misspent billions on Medicare/Medicaid

Last year, Medicare financed health services for approximately 54 million elderly and disabled beneficiaries at a total cost of $603 ...
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CMS says ICD-10 testing successful: Are you prepared?

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is reporting that it successfully completed the first week of end-to-end testing of ...
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GAO: CMS ready for ICD-10, but are you?

There is good news for healthcare providers coming out of the Government Accountability Office: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ...
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Florida lawmakers introduce telemedicine legislation

Florida could see legislation later this year that would create statewide guidelines on the use of telemedicine. A bipartisan bill ...
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CMS extends moratoria for home health agencies, ambulance suppliers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is continuing its crackdown on fraud and abuse and South Florida providers ...
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CMS to modify requirements for Meaningful Use

Bowing to pressure from physician groups, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), announced on Jan. 29 that it ...
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HHS: Medicare payments to be tied to quality, not quantity

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced this week that future Medicare payments will be linked to quality ...
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Healthcare providers must comply with Barrier-Free Initiative

On January 16, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it reached a settlement with Genesis Healthcare System in Ohio ...
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Compounding Pharmacies Face Increased Scrutiny

Earlier this month, federal authorities seized more than $18 million from the owners of the Massachusetts compounding pharmacy that was ...
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Next phase in Medicare DMEPOS competitive bidding announced

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the new bidding timeline for Round 2 recompete and the ...
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