Tag Archives: Reimbursement

CMS Ushers in the New Year with Medicare Part C and Part D Proposed Rules: HHS Hopes to Save $1.3 Billion

On January 10, 2014, CMS will publish the proposed rule titled Medicare Program: Contract Year 2015 and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs (the “Proposed Rule”).  The Proposed Rule propositions extensive reforms to the Medicare Advantage (“Part C”) and Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program (“Part D”), partly through … Continue Reading

House of Representatives Introduces Bill to Stop Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Decrease

Given the scope of PPACA, many physicians were disappointed that Congress did not include a long-term fix to the Medicare sustainable growth rate formula.  As reported in an August 23, 2010 Annals of Internal Medicine article, White House officials acknowledged the physician disappointment, but said that “physicians should not let their frustration over the sustainable … Continue Reading