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CMS Releases Final Rule Updating Home Health Agency Conditions of Participation­

by King & Spalding on

CMS issued a final rule, which was published in the Federal Register on January 13, 2017, intended to modernize the home health agency Conditions of Participation (CoPs). The rule, which goes into effect on July 13, 2017,...more

CMS Finalizes Revamped Home Health Agency Conditions of Participation

by Baker Ober Health Law on

CMS recently issued revamped home health agency (HHA) conditions of participation (CoPs), strengthening patient confidentiality, patient rights, quality assessment, care and performance standards. The final rule was published...more

FERC Substantially Modifies Filing Requirements for Market-Based Rate Sellers and Clarifies Rules on Priority Rights Granted to...

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On October 16, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or “Commission”) issued Order No. 816 that revises filing requirements for market-based rate (MBR) sellers of electric energy, capacity, and ancillary...more

Home Health, CY 2016 Proposed Rule: Emphasis on Value-Based Purchasing

by Baker Ober Health Law on

On July 10, 2015, CMS published the calendar year (CY) 2016 home health prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule [PDF]. While the proposed rule updates and revises certain payment rates and quality measures, it also...more

CMS Proposes Initiative to Tie Home Health Payments to Quality Performance

by King & Spalding on

On July 10, 2015, CMS published in the Federal Register the CY 2016 Home Health Prospective Payment System proposed rule effective for episodes ending on or after January 1, 2016. CMS estimates that the net impact of the...more

CMS Proposes Value-Based Purchasing Model, Other Updates to the 2016 Home Health Prospective Payment System

by McDermott Will & Emery on

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its proposed update to the home health prospective payment system (HHPPS) for calendar year (CY) 2016 in the July...more

Delivery System Reform 2.0: Scaling Alternative Payment Models is the New Normal

For some health care providers, a pair of recent announcements made by the Obama Administration to implement mandatory alternative payment models (APMs) for home health value-based purchasing and bundled payments for hip and...more

FERC's Order No. 807 Addresses Open Access And Priority Rights On Interconnection Customer's Interconnection Facilities

by King & Spalding on

On March 19, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") issued Order No. 807, which amends certain of FERC's rules with respect to the ownership, control, and operation of Interconnection Customer's...more

FERC Rule Gives Gen-Tie Owners Safe Harbor From Third-Party Transmission Requests

On March 19, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Order No. 807, a rule that makes it easier for developers of non-utility transmission lines that connect power projects to the grid to avoid having to...more

Weekly Update Newsletter - September 2014

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

In this issue: - GSA OASIS and OASIS Small Business Contracts are Ready for Business - DoD Issues Proposed Rule to Update FOIA Program - Has the IRS Become Gun-Shy on Regulating Nonprofits? -...more

Weekly Update Newsletter - May 2014 #2

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

In this issue: - The Wait is Over..GSA Awards OASIS Contracts to 74 Businesses - OMB Issues Notice to Announce the Availability of the 2014 OMB Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement - NIH Launches $20...more

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