Curated legal commentary on the national insurance program administered by the U.S. Federal Government for Americans 65 years and older who have worked and paid into the system.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (“MedPAC”) met in Washington, DC, on December 8-9, 2016. View Full Post
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has withdrawn its controversial rule implementing the Medicare Part B payment demonstration. View Full Post
The 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule finalizes the CMS changes for Telehealth reimbursement and coverage for 2017. View Full Post
Medicare providers with pending cases at the administrative law judge (“ALJ”) level received positive news last week as a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (the “Court”) granted summary judgment in favor of the American Hospital Association (“AHA”) in its case against the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”). View Full Post
Medicare/Medicaid Reform and ACA Repeal on the Horizon, MACRA Moves Forward for Now. View Full Post
There was a saying during the election that Donald Trump’s supporters were taking him seriously and not literally, while his detractors took him literally and not seriously. As the president-elect, many are starting to worry that neither camp got it right. View Full Post
As of January 2016, there were 433 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MMSP) Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) with almost 7.7 million assigned beneficiaries and more than 14,000 participants (a participant may be a group or an individual). View Full Post