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March 2008

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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.
22 Jul 2015

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.
8 Apr 2015

Paying by numbers

CMS's new MS-DRG codes require more precise diagnostic reporting.
15 Mar 2008

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

Significant proposed changes include requiring The Joint Commission to post survey reports online and accounting for social risk factors, disability, and medical complexity when assessing rates of hospital-acquired conditions.
26 Apr 2017

New proposed rule for discharge planning focuses on patient preferences

Hospitals and critical access hospitals would be required to develop a discharge plan within 24 hours of admission or registration and complete it before the patient is discharged.
4 Nov 2015

ICD-10 delayed to 2014

On Aug. 24, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it would delay the compliance date for the switch to ICD-10 diagnosis codes until October 2014.
12 Sep 2012

AMA survey shows impact of consultation code elimination

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28 Jul 2010

Applications now being accepted for bundled payment initiative

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is currently soliciting applications for the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative.
31 Aug 2011

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, the agency said last week.
15 Feb 2012

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