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03/08/14 | SOURCE: Washington Post
As the deadline approaches for most Americans to obtain health insurance, a flurry of changes by the Obama administration has led to a frenzied effort among employers, insurance companies, politicians and consumers to try and understand what they might mean.
03/04/14 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
President Barack Obama is proposing more than $400 billion in cuts to Medicare over the next decade in his fiscal 2015 budget, an almost identical amount to what he recommended last year.
02/27/14 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
Providers, payers and claims clearinghouses can look for no relief from the looming, Oct. 1 compliance deadline for the nationwide conversion to the ICD-10 family of diagnostic and procedural codes, the head of the CMS said Thursday.
02/25/14 | SOURCE: Kaiser Health News in collaboration with NPR
Each exchange patient has required the practice to spend an hour or more on the phone with the insurance company.
02/20/14 | SOURCE: Florida Medicaid
Applications will continue to be accepted, but the Agency does not anticipate distributing any more funds.
02/20/14 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
The CMS is winding down its recovery audit program with its current contractors, placing the program effectively on hold—perhaps for several months—while it awards new contracts.