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CMS Announces Relief for MIPS Reporting in Response to COVID-19


Posted on April 29, 2020 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

In response to COVID-19, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) has implemented multiple updates to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (“MIPS”) to relieve clinicians of certain reporting requirements including an extension for the 2019 performance year data submission deadline and the extension of the MIPS Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances policy for individual... READ MORE

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CMS Proposed Mandatory Payment Models for Radiation Oncology and ESRD


Posted on July 22, 2019 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On July 10, 2019, CMS issued proposed rulemaking titled Medicare Program; Specialty Care Models to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Expenditures. The rule proposes to implement two new mandatory Medicare payment models – the Radiation Oncology Model and the End-Stage Renal Disease (“ESRD”) Treatment Choices Model. Comments on this proposed rule are due... READ MORE

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