Sarah Touy

Resuming Medicare Claim Review

Medicare claim reviews have been on hold since 2019 but will soon be resuming. CHA is happy to partner with Livanta to bring members crucial information about the resumption. During this webinar, participants will learn about Medicare’s Beneficiary and Family Centered Care-Quality Improvement Organization (BFCC-QIO) Program and will be introduced to Livanta’s claim review services […]

Hospital Fee Program (7) Status Update Webinar

With the hospital fee program set to expire at the end of the year, CHA is preparing to work with state officials on the development of the next program, so it can be submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for approval. Ryan Witz, CHA’s Group Vice President, Policy, will share insights on […]

Update on 2022 Outpatient PPS and Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rules Participant Information

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its calendar year (CY) 2022 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) proposed rule on July 19. CMS estimates that Medicare expenditures under OPPS will increase by $1.35 billion based on changes in the proposed rule. CMS also issued its calendar year (CY) 2022 physician fee schedule (PFS) proposed rule on July 13. CHA is hosting a members-only webinar to discuss updates to these proposed rules […]

Understanding the New CDPH Privacy Breach Regulations

Overview On June 28th, the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Medical Breach Regulations that went into effect July 1. The regulations do the following:  Allow hospitals to conduct a HIPAA-like risk assessment and not report breaches if they pose a low probability of compromising medical information Specify the […]