One of your employees informs you of a potential overpayment from Medicare. Do you really only have 60 days from that point to determine if it is indeed an overpayment and repay it?
The Patient Protection and Affordable...more
"Far reaching," "massive in scope," and "sweeping," are just a few of the terms that have been used to describe a 403-page proposed rule for Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes, which was released Monday (July 12) by the U.S....more
Governing boards of health care organizations can greatly benefit from reading a recently released educational document that presents practical tips for board members responsible for overseeing their organizations’ compliance...more
On Tuesday, July 23rd 2014, separate federal circuit court panels issued conflicting rulings regarding whether the government could subsidize health insurance premiums for Americans enrolled in federally-run health exchanges....more
First, CMS announced on April 5, 2013, that due to the across-the-board federal budget reductions (aka “sequestration”), effective immediately, State Survey Agencies must obtain approval from the CMS Regional Office before...more
Six Points Health Care Professionals and Organizations (and those who do business with them) Need To Know NOW:
- Possible fines have increased dramatically. Under prior law, fines were capped at $100 per violation, with...more