The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued the following updates this week: Hospital Quality Reporting User Experience Feedback Sessions CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities/Long Term Care Open Door Forum — April 15, 11 a.m.-noon (PT) Dial: (888) 455-1397; Conference Passcode: 8604468 PEPPERs for LTCHs, CAHs, IRFs, IPFs, Hospices, & SNFs Hospice Aide Services: Enhancing RN […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on March 30 that it has instructed the Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) to hold all claims with dates of service on or after April 1. The hold is in anticipation of final congressional action, expected by mid-April, that will extend the suspension of the 2% Medicare […]
Claims recoupment for providers that received a Medicare Advanced and Accelerated Payment (AAP) will begin on the one-year anniversary from the date the provider received the payment. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that the earliest recoupments for the first providers to receive an AAP payment began on March 30. In […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued the following updates this week: Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Checklist May 2021 Quarter 4 2020 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Clinical Data Due May 3 Submission of Calendar Year 2020 Outpatient Web-based Measure Data Due May 17 Medicare Part A Cost Report: Easier File Uploads for e-Filing in […]
CHA reminds members that 2020 data for the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program must be submitted by Thursday, April 1 at 8:59 a.m. (PT). Program participants are required to register and attest through the QualityNet Secure Portal.
Today, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 1868 as amended, which will continue to delay the implementation of the 2% Medicare sequester until the end of the 2021 calendar year. The House passed the bill last week. Without action by the House and Senate, the Medicare sequester was set to resume on April 1. The House version included additional […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published Question & Answer documents for the patient assessment instruments (PAIs) used in inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) and long-term care hospitals (LTCHs).