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    Proposed Rule for FY 2016 IPPS LTCH (.pdf) – American Physical …

    Jun 12, 2015 … RE: Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment … Requirements
    for Specific Providers, Including Changes Related to the Electronic … In this
    proposed rule, CMS proposes to update the IPPS payments for FY 2016 by a …..
    APTA strongly urges CMS to exempt observation status patients and …

    Proposed Rule for 2016 Outpatient Hospital PPS (.pdf) – American …

    Aug 31, 2015 … Re: Proposed Rule: Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and …
    Calendar Year (CY) 2016. … midnight rule under CMS's short inpatient hospital
    stay policy. …. requirements for observation status patients.

    Summary of the Proposed CY2016 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Rule

    Jul 8, 2015 … Payment Rule Brief — Calendar Year 2016 Proposed Rule … Medicare and
    Medicaid Services (CMS) website at … provide payment increases to the 11
    hospitals identified as exempt cancer hospitals. … Observation Services.

    Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System

    Jul 8, 2015 … (ASC) payment system for CY 2016 to implement applicable … update and refine
    the requirements for the Hospital …. at (410) 786–0237. Hospital Observation
    Services, …. CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid. Services.

    2016 OPPS Proposed Rule Summary

    Jul 1, 2015 … CMS has proposed to increase CY 2016 OPPS payments by 1.9 percent. … 2
    Comprehensive APC 8011 (Comprehensive Observation Services) is being
    proposed to …. continue to be exempt from the ancillary packaging policy can be
    found in Table 9 on p. … The Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Balanced.

    IPPS Proposed Rule for Fiscal Year (FY) – American Hospital …

    Jun 16, 2015 … RE: CMS-1632-P, Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective … Changes
    and Fiscal Year 2016 Rates; Revisions of Quality Reporting Requirements for …
    2016. We will submit comments separately on CMS's proposed ….. hospital stays,
    long outpatient stays with observation services and the related …

    applauded – American Hospital Association

    Sep 8, 2015 … RE: CMS-1631-P, Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies … The AHA
    applauds CMS's proposal to exempt participants in certain Centers for …
    Proposed Rule for Calendar Year (CY) 2016 …. inpatient or observation setting” (
    99356 and 99357) and “end-stage renal disease-related services.

    Fiscal Year 2016 proposed Inpatient and Long-term Care Hospital …

    Apr 17, 2015 … year (FY) 2016 Medicare payment policies and rates under the … CMS pays
    acute care hospitals (with a few exceptions specified in …. This proposed rule
    also includes the requirements for eligible …. hospital stays, long outpatient stays
    with observation services, and the related -0.2 percent IPPS payment.

    2016 Medicare Part D Update and FAQ's regarding 2016 PCSP access levels for each plan with a preferred … A:
    Beginning January 1, 2016, drug pricing based on MAC will be subject to the
    regulations governing … Q: What are the eligibility requirements for MTM in 2016
    ? … A: The following observations can be made about the 2016 Part D plan …

    CY 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule – AAMC

    Jul 23, 2015 … … RVU data)
    PhysicianFeeSched/PFS- … November/December – Overview of Final 2016 PFS
    Implications on Quality &. Efficiency …. Proposed OPPS Requirements for …
    99356- prolonged service in inpatient or observation setting (1st hr).

    What you need to know to navigate the changes – Steen

    Oct 21, 2015 … Federal Fiscal Year 2016 Inpatient PPS Final Rule. Other programs … http://www. Service-Payment/AcuteInpatientPPS/
    FY2016-. IPPS-Final-Rule-Home-Page.html …. hourly wage & has instructed
    contractors to …. New C-APC will include surgical and one observation.

    Emergency –

    discretion, to modify its coverage determination guidelines and medical policies
    … Care Center Services: Coverage Determination Guideline (Effective 01/01/
    2016) …. the plan for pre-approval of further post-stabilization care (This applies
    to CMS. …. The amount that would be paid under Medicare for the emergency

    Summary of Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System Final …

    Nov 13, 2015 … The final rule includes annual updates to the Medicare … As in past years, for
    CY2016 OPPS payments, CMS will use the federal fiscal year (FY) 2016 …
    exempt cancer hospitals in a budget neutral manner. … services that will be paid
    through C-APC 8011 (Comprehensive Observation Services) and “Q4” to.

    2016 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule

    Nov 13, 2015 … AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS. … center (ASC
    ) payment system for CY 2016 to implement applicable statutory … updates and
    refines the requirements for the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting …. Hospital
    Observation Services, contact Twi Jackson at (410) 786-1159.

    Medicare DSH – Where Are We Headed With Worksheet S-10?

    Aug 21, 2015 … … Inpatient Final Rule. ▫ Observations from Medicare DSH UCC allocation using
    … Increased scrutiny of hospital tax-exempt status. ▫ What is equitable ….. CMS
    Responses to 2016 Final Rule Comments: • “Although we have …

    medicare part d – Office for the Aging – New York State

    offers only drug coverage, or a Medicare Advantage prescription drug plan … In
    2016, the brand name drug discount stays at 55%, while the generic ….. More
    information about these new requirements is available on CMS' … considered to
    be under “observation status”) are usually not covered by Medicare Part A or B,

    CHAPTER 6 – The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and …

    Oct 1, 2015 … The Golden Rules for documentation are, “If it is not documented … for Medicare
    and Medicaid Services (CMS) publish a physician ….. are exempt from modifier
    51 (multiple procedures). Appendix F … of care by January 2016, these codes will
    be deleted. … outpatient services; hospital observation; hospital.

    IQCP – College of American Pathologists

    Dec 18, 2015 … The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has … As of January 1,
    2016, the CMS will no longer recognize EQC as an … Where can I find the CAP
    checklist requirements for IQCP? Five new …. must be observed.

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) – McKesson

    Aug 18, 2015 … Summary CMS Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgery
    …. TABLE 45: CY 2016 PFS Proposed Rule Estimated Impact on Total Allowed
    …… CPT code 99356 (prolonged service in the inpatient or observation … For
    RHCs exempt from electronic reporting under 1862(h) of the Act.

    View PDF (460 KB) – SHEA

    Jun 25, 2013 … Re: CMS-1599-P: Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective … SHEA
    Recommendations/Observations: … A total of 19 measures are proposed for the
    FY 2016 VBP program. …. CMS is proposing to expand CAUTI requirements. …..
    Exempt cancer hospital quality reporting program (PCHQR).