Health Headlines - July 11, 2011


In This Issue:

- CMS Issues Proposed CY 2012 Physician Fee Schedule and Outpatient Prospective Payment System

- CMS Proposes 3.35% Rate Decrease For Home Health Payments in 2012 and Medicaid Requirement of Face-To-Face Encounters

- HHS Office for Civil Rights Announces $865,500 Settlement with University of California

- CMS Proposes Retracting Requirement for Physician Signature for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests

- CMS Proposes to Change Definition of “Durable” for Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Coverage: Significant Implications for Manufacturers

- King & Spalding Upcoming HIPAA Privacy and Security Roundtable On July 15, 2011

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