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News by Topic: Rural Health Clinics

Oct 15, 2021 - Notice from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of receipt of an application for continued recognition of the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) as a national accrediting organization for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. Comments are due by November 15, 2021.
Source: Federal Register
Oct 14, 2021 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking comment on the following information collections: 1) Independent Rural Health Clinic Cost Report; 2) Bid Pricing Tool (BPT) for Medicare Advantage (MA) Plans and Prescription Drug Plans (PDP); and 3) Implementation of Medicare and Medicaid Programs;—Promoting Interoperability Programs (Stage 3) (CMS-10552). Comments are due by December 13, 2021.
Source: Federal Register
Oct 12, 2021 - Describes the DATA 2000 Waiver Training Payment Program, which is open to applications from Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) that employ buprenorphine-waivered providers, funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services