From the latest healthcare headlines to MedAxiom community news, this is the place to learn more and stay informed. Updated regularly.
News | Published: Thursday, May 18, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an updated list of Patient Relationship Categories
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.
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.
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...
News | Published: Friday, April 28, 2017The 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
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.
News | Published: Monday, March 20, 2017
CMS just posted an interim final rule with comment period that further delays the effective date of the cardiac EPMs from March 21, 2017 until May 20, 2017.
News | Published: Thursday, February 23, 2017
News | Published: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
During a CMS call on February 22, 2017, regarding the AMI and CABG episode payment models (EPMs), a CMS official advised that there will be no further delays to the models.
News | Published: Thursday, February 16, 2017
CMS issued a rule delaying the effective date of the cardiac-related EPMs (and the new ortho EPM) from February 18, 2017 to March 21, 2017