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DQA Reminds Us: No Holiday from Reporting Requirement


Posted on December 14, 2016 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

While the holidays are upon us and many are traveling over the valley and through the wood, the Wisconsin Department of Quality Assurance (“DQA”) has issued a notice reminding health care providers that there is no time off from the reporting requirements under Wisconsin Statutes §457.25(1). This statute, and several like it, apply to... READ MORE

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Payments in Lieu of Taxes: Five Things Providers Should Know


Posted on December 1, 2016 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

In recent years, increasing numbers of municipalities have asked health care entities that might otherwise be exempt from property taxes to enter into payment in lieu of taxes agreements (“PILOTs”). While most prevalent in the Northeast Region of the country, PILOTs are expanding in popularity nationwide as municipalities seek to expand their budgets by... READ MORE

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CMS Releases Final Rule Requiring Providers to Include NPI on Enrollment and Claim Filings


Posted on April 26, 2012 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Bufford, David W.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) just released a final rule requiring all providers of medical or other items or services and suppliers that qualify for a National Provider Identifier (NPI) to include their NPI on all applications to enroll in the Medicare and Medicaid programs and on all claims for payment submitted... READ MORE

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