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  1. Changes to CJR Bundles Finalized and Episodic Payment Models Cancelled

    On November 30, 2017, CMS finalized its plan (final rule) to make changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) bundled payment model and permanently cancel the implementation of its Episodic Payment Models (EPMs) and Cardiac ...

  2. MFP Increased HCBS and Saved Money

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published the Money Follows the Person (MFP) Rebalancing Demonstration Report to the President and Congress. The ...

  3. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of December 4, 2017

    MedPAC to Discuss Payment Recommendations This week on Thursday and Friday, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is meeting to discuss Medicare payment adequacy and recommended updates. This will include several ...

  4. Sign the Petition to Fight the Repeal of Net Neutrality

    Net neutrality, simply put, ensures all online internet traffic is treated equally (open internet). Under net neutrality, all users have equal access to online content and internet service providers (ISP) can not provide faster or slower service to specific users, contents, or applications. It protects ...

  5. HH CoPs Implementation On Schedule

    Unfortunately the final interpretive guidelines for the new Home Health Conditions of Participation are not yet available; however, CMS announced that in the first year following the effective date of the new CoPs between January 13, 2018 to January 13, 2019, CMS will not impose any Civil Monetary ...