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Jun 22, 2020 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comment on the following information collections: 1) Part C Medicare Advantage Reporting Requirements and Supporting Regulations in 42 CFR 422.516(a); 2) Generic Clearance for Medicaid and CHIP State Plan, Waiver, and Program Submissions; 3) Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF) Certification and Survey Forms; and 4) Generic Clearance for the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality IT Product and Support Teams. Comments are due by August 21, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Jun 11, 2020 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announces a virtual public meeting of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE) on June 25, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. Eastern. Presentations and written comments much be submitted to the designated federal official by June 17, 2020. Current agenda items include a listening session with CMS leadership, a recap of the previous meeting, information on CMS programs and priorities, and an opportunity for public comment. Registration is due by June 17, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Jun 9, 2020 - The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced additional distributions from the Provider Relief Fund, distributing $15 billion to eligible providers that participate in state Medicaid and CHIP programs and have not received a payment and $10 billion to safety net hospitals. HHS launched an enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal that will allow eligible Medicaid and CHIP providers to report their annual patient revenue to help determine their payment.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 8, 2020 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comment on the following information collections: 1) National Provider Identifier (NPI) Application and Update Form and Supporting Regulations; 2) Data Collection for Medicare Facilities Performing Carotid Artery Stenting with Embolic Protection in Patients at High Risk for Carotid Endarterectomy; 3) Conditions for Coverage of Suppliers of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Services and Supporting Regulations; and 4) Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Regulations. Comments are due by August 7, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Jun 2, 2020 - Notice of final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services revising regulations for Medicare Advantage (Part C), Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D), and the Medicare Cost Plan program, among other things. The rule will be effective August 3, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Jun 1, 2020 - Provides technical corrections to an April 1, 2020 Federal Register notice announcing the approval of The Joint Commission as an accrediting agency for home health agencies participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs. Corrections are effective June 1, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
May 29, 2020 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comment on the following information collections: 1) Manufacturer Submission of Average Sales Price (ASP) Data for Medicare Part B Drugs and Biologicals; 2) Retiree Drug Subsidy (RDS) Application and Instructions; 3) Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Demonstration; and 4) Withholding Medicare Payments to Recover Medicaid Overpayments and Supporting Regulations. Comments are due by July 28, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
May 26, 2020 - Notice from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of receipt of an application for recognition of The Joint Commission as a national accrediting organization for Ambulatory Surgical Centers that want to participate in Medicare. Comments are due June 25, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
May 18, 2020 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has received an application from DNV GL-Healthcare for continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Comments on the application are due by June 17, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
May 14, 2020 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comments on the following information collections: 1) CAHPS Home Health Care Survey; 2) Indirect Medical Education and Direct Graduate Medical Education; and 3) Generic Clearance for Improving Customer Experience. Comments are due by June 15, 2020.
Source: Federal Register