HBMA Washington Report – June Issue

Washington Report – June, 2017

(Covers activity between 6/1/17 and 6/30/17)

Bill Finerfrock, Matt Reiter, Nathan Baugh, Josh Mendelson, Carolyn Bounds

Washington Report – June Issue

  • Senate Introduces ACA Repeal/Replace Bill
  • HBMA Government Relations Committee Holds Annual Visit to CMS and Capitol Hill
  • CMS Proposes Changes to Quality Payment Program for 2018 Reporting Year
  • MedPAC Suggests Redesigning MIPS Reporting
  • OIG Audit Estimates $729 Million in Incorrect EHR Incentive Payments Were Awarded
  • Federal Budget Begins to Take Shape
  • CMS Office of the Actuary AHCA Analysis Contradicts CBO
  • Global Cybersecurity Attacks Lead to Increased Attention from Administration
  • CMS Lifts Enrollment and Marketing Sanctions on Cigna MA and Part D Plans
  • CMS Issues Reports on 2017 Marketplace Enrollment Trends
  • Houses Passes Medical Malpractice Reform Bill
  • House Passes Premium Tax Credit Verification Bill
  • CMS Transmittals