Report: CMS underpays Medicare Advantage plans for treating chronic conditions

Posted Feb 1, 2016

This content was originally posted on Jan. 22, 2016 by Katherine Moody on FierceHealthPayer. Click here to see the original source.


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) underpaid Medicare Advantage health plans for the costs of treating individuals with multiple chronic conditions, according to a new analysis from Avalere Health.

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New Proposed "Doc Fix" Would Delay ICD-10 by 1 Year, at Least

Posted Mar 28, 2014

ID-100200186Edited: We originally said the senate would vote today (3/28/14).  The Senate will vote on Monday 3/31/14.

This has been an interesting week for the healthcare community and promises to continue to be. First off, we learned that the March 31st deadline for individuals to sign up for mandated healthcare coverage through the Health Insurance Exchanges has been extended to sometime in April.  And yesterday, the House of Representatives approved a temporary Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) fix.

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CMS Delays 2014 Final Rule

Posted Nov 21, 2013

CMS_delayFinancial woes and indecision by the government may seem far away when it comes to medical billing management; but when it comes to getting paid, your staff needs to stay current on what's happening in D.C.  

The government shutdown didn't give the regulators over at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services much time off, so be prepared for their final rule making on November 27, 2013 with an effective date of New Year's day 2015.

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Converting your Top Ortho ICD9 Codes to ICD10

There are many orthopedic coding that will come with the switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10.This free guide will help you understand ICD-10, prepare for it, and give you the resources to guide your transition.

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How Do Radiologists Succeed Under Healthcare Reform?

Posted Jul 3, 2013

how do radiologists succeed in reform HISAs a result of reforms in the healthcare system, today’s radiologists face tremendous challenges in their day-to-day operations.  

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Healthcare Insurance Marketplaces: What You Need to Know

Posted Jun 7, 2013

Healthcare Insurance HISWhether or not you agree with healthcare reform, it's important to know how it's going to affect you.  Unfortunately, it seems like there's a lot of conflicting information out there.  That's why here at Healthcare Information Services, we think it's important to lay out the facts.

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