HBMA Washington Report – May Issue

Washington Report – May, 2016
(Covers activity between 5/1/16 and 5/31/16)
Bill Finerfrock, Matt Reiter, Nathan Baugh, Alex Ehat and Carolyn Bounds

Washington Report – May Issue

  • HBMA GR Committee Preparing Comments on MACRA Proposed Rule
  • House Ways and Means Committee Passes Bill Tweaking Several Hospital Payment Policies
  • Misery Loves Company – Push to Expand RAC Program Gaining Steam
  • HHS Wants to Make Medical Bills Easier for Patients to Understand
  • Insurers Submit 2017 Health Exchange Premium Rate Proposals
  • HHS Clarifies Rules on Charging Patients for Medical Records
  • DOL Increases Threshold for Overtime Payment Eligibility for Salaried Employees
  • CMS Releases Interim Final Rule in Effort to Save Remaining CO-OPs, Addresses SEPs
  • HHS Regulatory Agenda Allows CMS to Delay Part B Drug Reimbursement Proposal
  • Aetna and Humana Remain Confident About Merger Despite New Challenges
  • House Committee Holds Hearing on Medicare and Medicaid Program Integrity
  • Congress Working to Pass Opioid Addiction and Abuse Legislation
  • ONC Publishes Data on Hospital EHR Utilization and Interoperability
  • Congress Divided on How to Address Zika Virus
  • CMS Transmittals

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