HBMA Washington Report – August Issue

Washington Report – August 2018
(Covers activity between 8/1/18 and 8/31/18)
Bill Finerfrock, Matt Reifer, and Carolyn Bounds

Download: Washington Report August Issue

  • Medicare Inpatient Payment Final Rule Indicates Changes Coming to Physician Reimbursements
  • House Ways and Means Committee Advances Bills on Medicare Smart Cards and LCD Transparency
  • CDC Survey Shows Decline in Uninsured Rate
  • House Ways and Means Committee Recommends Regulatory Relief Actions to CMS
  • HHS Making Progress in Reducing Backlog of Appealed Claims
  • Senate Passes HHS Spending Bill Setting up Negotiations on Final Version with House
  • Social Security Number Removal Initiative Update
  • CMS Publishes 2017 ACO Performance Data
  • CMS Transmittals