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EPM Update: Cardiac EPMs to Begin January 1, 2018

News  |  Published: Thursday, May 18, 2017

The final rule on Cardiac EPMs has been released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and includes a delay of the effective date.

 

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MACRA News: Update on Patient Relationship Categories and Codes

News  |  Published: Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an updated list of Patient Relationship Categories

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Astellas' Tina Karunaratne named a 2017 Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Luminary

Partner News  |  Published: Friday, May 12, 2017

Astellas and its wholly owned subsidiary, the Astellas Institute for Regenerative Medicine (AIRM) today announced that Tina Karunaratne, director of clinical and late-stage project management, will be honored as a 2017 Luminary by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) at the 28th Woman of the Year event.

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MedAxiom Consulting and Terumo Medical Corporation Launch National, Value-Based Cath Lab Patient Care Pathway Program

News  |  Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

MedAxiom Consulting, a division of MedAxiom, the nation’s leading cardiovascular performance community, is partnering with Terumo Business Edge, a new business unit of Terumo Medical Corporation, to offer health systems customized cath lab care pathway programs.

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FY 2018 Proposed IPPS Rule Overview

News  |  Published: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

A summary of the major provisions of the proposed FY 2018 Hospital IPPS Rule along with a detailed spreadsheet on the changes to MS-DRG payments rates from FY 2017 to 2018.

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Summary of the American Health Care Act Bill

News  |  Published: Friday, May 5, 2017

On May 4th, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed the House of Representatives (217-213), which now goes to the Senate. Major provisions of the AHCA bill include...

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MIPS Participation Status Letter

News  |  Published: Friday, April 28, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is reviewing claims and letting practices know which clinicians need to take part in MIPS, the Merit-based Incentive Payment System. MIPS is an important part of the new Quality Payment Program. In late April through May, practices will get a letter from the Medicare Administrative Contractor that processesREAD MORE 


QPP UPDATE: How the Scoring for Various Elements of the MIPS Categories will be Handled

News  |  Published: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Among the new items recently released from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) on the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), there are some details on Advancing Care Information (ACI) that will impact many in the MedAxiom community. We are providing explanations of those new details.

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