HBMA Washington Report – April Issue

Washington Report – April, 2016
(Covers activity between 4/1/16 and 4/30/16)
Bill Finerfrock, Matt Reiter, Nathan Baugh, and Carolyn Bounds

Washington Report – April Issue

  • CMS Releases Proposed Rule on MACRA Implementation
  • Administration Solicits Input on Patient Relationships and Interoperability for MACRA
  • CMS Introduces Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Payment Model
  • HHS Posts HIPAA Audit Protocol
  • Medicare Part B Drug Payment Proposal Draws Pushback from Congress
  • House Committee Hears Physician Perspective on MACRA Implementation
  • HHS Publishes Guidance on Excluding Providers from Federal Healthcare Programs
  • Insurers Begin to Pull Out Of Health Insurance Exchanges
  • Federal Health Insurance Marketplaces to Begin Testing Star Rating System for Plans
  • GAO Reiterates Recommendation for Medicare Site Neutral Payment Policy
  • Senate Medical Innovation Bill Stalls Over Funding Dispute
  • CMS Transmittals