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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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CMS Adds Survey Process for Reviewing Home Dialysis Services in Long-Term Care Facilities


Posted on August 28, 2018 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Published by: Hall Render

On August 17, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a Memorandum to State Survey Agency Directors (QSO-18-24-ESRD) outlining additional survey activities that address dialysis services provided by an end-stage renal disease (“ESRD”) facility to residents in a long-term care facility. The survey process for evaluating home dialysis in nursing homes consists... READ MORE

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