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CMS Stabilizes Graduate Medical Education Payments in COVID-19 Rule and Extends Deadlines for FTE Cap Agreements


Posted on May 29, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Teaching hospitals, teaching physicians and other providers will have additional flexibility to respond to the COVID‑19 public health emergency (“PHE”) under an interim final rule with comment period (“Rule”) that CMS published on May 8, 2020. The Rule should work to stabilize teaching hospitals’ graduate medical education (“GME”) payments during the COVID‑19 PHE, and... READ MORE

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Graduate Medical Education Highlights: 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule


Posted on May 11, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On May 7, 2018, CMS published its inpatient prospective payment system (“IPPS”) proposed rule (“Proposed Rule”). The Proposed Rule addresses a variety of provider topics, and this article discusses three noteworthy issues related to graduate medical education (“GME”). First, CMS announced the next two rounds of GME slot redistribution through the closed hospital slot... READ MORE

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