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Fifth Time’s the Charm? CCBHC Funding Temporarily Extended Again

[12/09/19]

Posted on December 9, 2019 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

For the fifth time, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (“CCBHCs”) have received a short-term funding extension with Congress’ last-minute passage of a temporary government-wide spending bill. Funding for CCBHCs in this extension runs through December 20, 2019. This measure was signed into law late on November 21, just in the nick of time as... READ MORE

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The 21st Century Cures Act: Providing Opportunities for Innovation and New Reimbursement Avenues in Mental Health Delivery Systems

[03/27/17]

Posted on March 27, 2017 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

This is the fifth article in a series on the 21st Century Cures Act (the “Cures Act”), which was signed into law on December 13, 2016. We will continue publishing a series of articles summarizing various components under the Cures Act. The articles in our series are located here. This article highlights the opportunities... READ MORE

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What Risk Categories Mean to Providers and Suppliers

[08/13/11]

Posted on August 13, 2011 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Bufford, David W.

Earlier this week, we highlighted the implementation by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of enrollment revalidations and screening categories, and which categories CMS places certain long-term care providers. It is important for providers and suppliers to understand what each screening category (limited, moderate, or high) entails and be aware of any events... READ MORE

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