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Hospitals Win Battle Over Site-Neutral Pay Cuts

[09/18/19]

Posted on September 18, 2019 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

CMS was dealt a blow from the D.C. District Court on September 17, 2019 when the court determined the agency’s “site neutral” payment policy in the CY 2019 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (“OPPS”) Final Rule exceeded its statutory authority to adjust payments under the OPPS. Refusing to accept the government’s argument that the plaintiffs... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – July 13, 2018

[07/13/18]

Posted on July 13, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

CMS Releases 2019 Proposed Medicare’s Physician Fee Schedule  On July 12, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) announced numerous new policy proposals in a proposed rule to update payment policies, payment rates and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (“PFS”) for 2019. The annual update reduces payments... READ MORE

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