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Sep 27, 2022 - Pre-publication notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcing the inpatient hospital deductible and coinsurance amounts for hospital and extended care services provided during calendar year 2023 under Medicare's Hospital Insurance Program (Medicare Part A). These rates are effective on January 1, 2023.
Source: Federal Register
Sep 27, 2022 - Pre-publication notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcing Medicare's Hospital Insurance (Part A) premium for uninsured enrollees in calendar year (CY) 2023. The premium is paid by enrollees age 65 and over who are not otherwise eligible for Part A benefits and by certain disabled individuals who have exhausted other entitlement. This premium is effective on January 1, 2023.
Source: Federal Register
Sep 27, 2022 - Pre-publication notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcing the monthly actuarial rates for beneficiaries enrolled in Part B of the Medicare Supplementary Medical Insurance (SMI) program beginning January 1, 2023. It also announces the monthly premium, the deductible for 2023, and income-related monthly adjustment amounts for beneficiaries with modified adjusted gross income above certain threshold amounts. These rates are effective on January 1, 2023.
Source: Federal Register
Sep 23, 2022 - Notice from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) seeking comments on revisions to the Hospice Survey and Deficiencies Report Form and supporting regulations. CMS and Medicaid programs use the information collected by this form as the basis for certification decisions for hospices that wish to obtain or retain participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Comments are due by November 22, 2022.
Source: Federal Register
Sep 21, 2022 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comment on the following information collections: 1) Medicare Registration Application and 2) Medicare Enrollment Application for Physician and Non-Physician Practitioners. Comments are due November 21, 2022.
Source: Federal Register
Sep 7, 2022 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comment on the following information collections: 1) Annual Notice of Change and Evidence of Coverage for Applicable Integrated Plans in States that Require Integrated Materials; 2) Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN); and 3) Medical Necessity and Contract Amendments Under Mental Health Parity. Comments are due November 7, 2022.
Source: Federal Register
Sep 6, 2022 - Notice from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announcing its approval Det Norske Veritas for continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for hospitals that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. This approval is effective through September 26, 2026.
Source: Federal Register
Aug 29, 2022 - Notice from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalizing the proposal to delay the start date of the Radiation Oncology (RO) Model and establish the start and end dates for the model through future rulemaking, which may involve modifications to the model design. The RO Model will test whether prospective episode payments to hospital outpatient departments and freestanding radiation therapy centers for radiation therapy episodes of care preserve or enhance the quality of care furnished to Medicare beneficiaries while reducing Medicare program spending. This final rule is effective October 28, 2022.
Source: Federal Register
Aug 24, 2022 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comment on the following information collections, both of which are related to beneficiary notifications: 1) Hospital Notices: IM/DND and 2) Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON). Comments are due by September 23, 2022.
Source: Federal Register
Aug 24, 2022 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comment on the following information collections: 1) Quality Measures and Administrative Procedures for the Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program; 2) Report of a Hospital Death Associated with Restraint or Seclusion; and 3) Information Collection Requirements for Compliance with Individual and Group Market Reforms under Title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act. Comments are due by September 23, 2022.
Source: Federal Register