Latest Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Stories

2014-09-03 12:31:41

Home health leaders advocate for targeted program integrity and value-enhancing reforms instead of cuts which will further jeopardize patient access to skilled home healthcare services WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare expressed disappointment in the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which called for further funding cuts to Medicare's home...

2014-05-29 16:26:53

Move cements firm's position as one of Washington's premier players in health care law and policy WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A top-tier team of health care policy attorneys and advisors is joining Akin Gump, complementing the firm's market-leading health care regulatory group and adding significant depth to one of the country's preeminent public law and policy practices. The addition will make the health law and policy practice one of the very largest in the...

2014-03-14 12:29:03

NHPCO Voices Concern for Flawed Recommendation ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is opposed to the recent recommendation by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to "carve-in" the Medicare Hospice Benefit (MHB) for Medicare Advantage (MA) participants. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110105/DC25260LOGO In its March 2014 report to Congress, MedPAC recommended that Medicare...

2014-03-05 23:04:54

Article Stresses Importance of Hospital and Physician Partnerships with Skilled Nursing Facilities to Manage Medicare Costs, Maximize Savings and Care. Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Entitled "Post-Acute Care -The Next Frontier for Controlling Medicare Spending", and published in the February 20, 2014 issue of New England Journal of Medicine, the Perspective commentary focuses on the importance of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in hospitals’ effort to maximize Medicare...

2013-11-12 23:28:48

Providigm's Research Team conducts groundbreaking research for the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The Hospital Readmission Reduction Program in the Affordable Care Act has already issued payment penalties to hospitals exceeding $227 million. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is now looking at other healthcare providers within the continuum of care to further reduce hospital readmissions, with Skilled Nursing...

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