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HRSA: Supplemental Award to the National Network for Oral Health Access Federal Register
Nov 21, 2017 - Announces a $250,000 supplement to the HRSA-funded National Network for Oral Health Access (NNOHA) cooperative agreement. The supplement will fund demonstration projects aimed at improving the integration of oral health competencies among non-dental healthcare providers in health center settings, focusing on services for pregnant women and children.
Source: Federal Register
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CMS: Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2018; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; and Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Federal Register
Nov 15, 2017 - Final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) addressing changes to the Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) and other Medicare Part B payment policies. Also includes policies necessary to begin offering the expanded Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program model, and information about new care coordination services and payments for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQCHs). Provisions of the rule take effect January 1, 2018. Additional information is available on the November 2, 2017, CMS fact sheet.
Source: Federal Register
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