HBMA Washington Report – December Issue

Washington Report –December 2018
(Covers activity between 12/1/18 and 12/30/18)
Bill Finerfrock, Matt Reiter, and Carolyn Bounds

  • District Court Rules Entire ACA is Unconstitutional
  • HBMA GR Committee Chair Participates in NCVHS Feeback Session on Standards Predictability Roadmap
  • HHS Officially Proposes to Rescind Health Plan ID Regulations
  • Payer, Patient and Business Groups Form Surprise Billing Coalition
  • CMS Office of the Actuary Publishes National Health Expenditure Data
  • Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker of the House
  • Partial Government Shutdown Continues Over Border Wall Disagreement
  • HHS Requests Feedback from Stakeholders on How to Change HIPAA Privacy Rules to Promote Data Sharing
  • CMS Facility Scrutinizing Accreditors for Conflicts of Interest
  • CMS Transmittals