11/12/14 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
The only major task likely to get done during the four-week lame-duck session that Congress started Wednesday will be to provide continuing funding for the federal government, which is slated to run out of money Dec. 11.
11/04/14 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
Republicans will be emboldened to aggressively challenge Obamacare after winning control of the Senate in midterm elections on Tuesday.
10/31/14 | SOURCE: emaxHealth
CMS just released Medicare payment final rules and says new policies focus on value, improve how care is provided, and increase transparency of information on quality.
10/01/14 | SOURCE: EHR Intelligence
So far, CMS has given no indication of the portion of applications that will receive relief. The situation, however, has been on the federal agency’s radar for some time after early meaningful use attestation numbers in 2014 showed a slow start.
09/29/14 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
Medicare will begin docking physicians’ pay next year if they decline to report on PQRS measures. Providers, however, remain confused and frustrated by its framework.
09/18/14 | SOURCE: Politico
Physicians who just spent hundreds of millions of dollars to install new electronic health record systems will face millions in federal penalties.