The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its update to the home health prospective payment system (HHPPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2016 in the August...more
CMS seeks to impose more rigorous program integrity requirements for contractors and states.
This article is part of a series that takes an in-depth look at several proposals that would affect managed care organizations,...more
More than a year ago, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed significant regulatory changes to the Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D Programs, many of which were the subject of significant...more
Acknowledging concerns regarding some proposals in the January 2014 proposed rule for the Medicare Advantage and Part D Programs, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services states it does “not plan to finalize” certain...more
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposes significant changes to several key Medicare Part D Program components, such as the “any willing pharmacy” contracting requirement, that will affect all industry...more
Addressing issues ranging from participation in Part D Plan pharmacy networks to compliance training for so-called first-tier, downstream and related entities, the Proposed Rule covers numerous topics with varying degrees of...more