Addressing a Chronic Killer

Nov 19, 2020 at 12:10 pm by steve

HCA Hosts Kidney Disease Roundtable with CMS Administrator Seema Verma Seema Verma HCA Healthcare recently hosted Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator See.... Read More

CMS Pilot Program Not Popular But Not Wrong

Jan 17, 2020 at 03:58 pm by steve

Only about half of eligible Medicare beneficiaries in 2017 were enrolled in hospice care at their time of death, and most accessed this specialized care (40 percent) for only.... Read More

Retroactive DIR Fees Threaten Pharmacy Survival

Jan 17, 2020 at 03:40 pm by steve

Page Dunlap enjoyed owning Fowler Pharmacy in Hartselle. Her customers were her neighbors. They trusted her, and they knew that she was happy to take the time to answer any qu.... Read More

Final Rule Updates CMS PACE Program

Oct 21, 2019 at 12:20 pm by steve

CMS recently updated regulations for Programs for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) to strengthen protections for participants and allow more operational flexibility f.... Read More

CMS Changes Durable Medical Equipment Regs

Dec 14, 2018 at 11:04 am by steve

Starting January 1st, Medicare will put the competitive bidding program (CBP) on durable medical equipment on hiatus. For patients and businesses alike, this opens the door to.... Read More

November 2022

Nov 18, 2022 at 03:06 pm by steve

You're November 2022 Iss of Birmingham Medical News is Here!