HBMA Washington Report – March Issue

Washington Report – March, 2018
(Covers activity between 3/1/18 and 3/31/18)
Bill Finerfrock, Matt Reiter, Nathan Baugh, Ryan Mash and Carolyn Bounds

Washington Report – March Issue

  • HBMA GR Committee Holds Conference Call with ONC to Discuss EHR Burden Reduction
  • Congress Passes FY 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill
  • CMS Announces New Patient Data Initiatives
  • MedPAC Recommends Eliminating MIPS but Congress is Unlikely to Act on Proposal in 2018
  • CMS Holds Listening Session on Updating Evaluation and Management Guidelines
  • Reminder: CMS Will Begin Issuing New Medicare Cards to Beneficiaries in April
  • MedPAC Analysis: Physician Payment Rates and Access to Care are “Adequate”
  • Administration Releases Initial 2018 ACA Enrollment Report
  • CMS Will Automatically Reprocess Claims Impacted By Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
  • House Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on MACRA and Physician Payments
  • Cigna Acquiring Express Scripts
  • Arkansas Becomes Third State to Implement Medicaid Work Requirements
  • CMS Transmittals