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12/9/2021 Senate passes legislation to avoid Medicare cuts in year-end sprint Healthcare Dive UPDATE: Dec. 10, 2021: The Senate on Thursday passed legislation averting Medicare cuts that were set to go into effect in roughly three weeks. The vote was 59-34.The bill, which passed the House earlier this week, delays 2% cuts to Medicare rates through March and a separate round of 4% cuts to 2023.Provider groups including the American Hospital Association and American Medical Association cheered the bill's passage, with ...
12/9/2021 Richard Epstein and Mario Loyola on Chevron Deference and American Hospital Association v. BecerraMichael Ramsey - The Originalism Blog In the Wall Street Journal, Ricahrd Epstein and Mario Loyola: The Supreme Court‚Aos Chance to Rein In the Regulatory State (discussing American Hospital Association v. Becerra , argued 11/30/21). From the introduction:The Supreme Court heard oral argument last week in a technical case that could have major implications for American government. American Hospital Association v. Becerra involves Medicare drug reimbursement schedules to hospitals. It presents the Court with an ...
12/8/2021 House passes legislation to avoid Medicare cuts in year-end sprint Healthcare Dive Dive Brief:- The House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to avert billions of dollars in Medicare pay cuts scheduled to take effect at the end of the year, in a bipartisan effort spurred by intense ... as the pandemic approaches its third year.Groups like the American Hospital Association, the Surgical Care Coalition, the American Medical Association and the Federation of American Hospitals quickly issued statements supporting the legislation released by ...
12/8/2021 House passes bill to avert looming Medicare cuts Becker's Hospital Review The House passed a bill Dec. 7 to prevent billions in automatic cuts to Medicare from taking effect Jan. 1.The bill halts a mandatory 2 percent Medicare spending sequester until April 2022 and stops ... in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.Hospital groups, including the American Hospital Association, have been pushing Congress to avert the cuts, saying that without legislative action, Medicare fee-for-service payments could be reduced by ...
12/8/2021 House passes legislation to delay 2022 Medicare rate cuts for lab tests ... The U.S. House of Representatives late Tuesday passed a year-end [legislative package] that includes a one-year delay to Medicare cuts for clinical laboratory tests slated to go into effect Jan. 1. The bill ... to Medicare Act of 2014.Dive Insight:ACLA, AdvaMedDx, the American Hospital Association and other health groups urged lawmakers to extend the one-year delay to the impending 2022 cuts to the Medicare Clinical Laboratory ...
12/8/2021 House prevents massive cuts in Medicare for hospitals and doctors Share Photo: Michael Duva / Getty Images Medicare payment cuts that would have impacted reimbursement from hospitals and doctors were again averted by a last-minute deal in the house. On Tuesday, the House of Representatives ... providers were satisfied. Rick Pollack, President and CEO of the American Hospital Association, said, ‚AuThe AHA is delighted that the House has recognized that this is not the time to cut hospitals and doctors under ...
12/3/2021 Leading Organizations Representing Seniors, Health Care Professionals, Laboratories and Diagnostic Manufacturers Call on Congress to Take Immediate Action to Delay Pending Cuts to Lab Tests, Flawed Reporting Requirements to Protect Seniors‚Äô Access to Lifesaving Lab Testing ... Medicare cuts to laboratory services and flawed reporting requirements taking effect in January 2022.The groups, including the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA), National Independent Laboratory Association (NILA), American Academy of Family Physicians, American Hospital Association, AdvaMedDx, Cancer Support Community, National Consumers League and key voices across the health system, urged Congress to take immediate action to address the looming harm to seniors‚Ao access to care as a result ...
11/29/2021 Courts and the Regulatory State - WSJ The Wall Street Journal The Biden Administration is ramping up its rule by regulation. So it‚Aos good timing that the Supreme Court will hear a case on Tuesday that provides an opportunity to revisit its Chevron precedent that has empowered and emboldened the administrative state.American Hospital Association v. Becerra involves a technical issue over Medicare reimbursement rates for outpatient drugs. But the fundamental question is whether the government‚Aos interpretation of its ...
11/29/2021 VIXC - Market and Financial News Online Magazine. The Biden Administration is ramping up its rule by regulation. So it‚Aos good timing that the Supreme Court will hear a case on Tuesday that provides an opportunity to revisit its Chevron precedent that has empowered and emboldened the administrative state. American Hospital Association v. Becerra involves a technical issue over Medicare reimbursement rates for outpatient drugs. But the fundamental question is whether the government‚Aos interpretation of its ...
11/29/2021 Chevron deference at stake in fight over payments for hospital drugs ... American Hospital Association v. Becerra , a sleeper of a case involving billions of dollars in federal spending and a chance to reshape two doctrines at the heart of administrative law.Drugs, money, and the law: Sounds sexy, right? Still, you could be forgiven for never having heard of the case, which will be argued on Tuesday. It arises out of a technical dispute over how Medicare, the federal program that ...
11/29/2021 Chevron deference at stake in fight over payments for hospital drugs ‚Äì Health Econ Bot Wordpress.com ... American Hospital Association v. Becerra , which is being argued tomorrow. The case is not only important for what it could mean for administrative law. It‚Aos important in its own right because billions of dollars in hospital payments are at stake.The case centers on part of a 2003 law that gives Medicare two options for how to pay for [certain expensive outpatient] drugs. Under the first option, Medicare would ...
9/21/2021 Hospital groups push back against stiffer penalties for failing to publish prices | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare ... Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) wrote in the proposed payment rule released in July that hiking the fine could lead to greater compliance. The agency said that its own independent audits and outside analyses have found widespread noncompliance with a regulation that requires facilities to post payer-negotiated rates online.But the American Hospital Association (AHA) charged that ‚Authere is no evidence that the current penalty amount impacted early compliance with ...
9/17/2021 Dermatologist ... American Hospital Association and the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems. It is licensed by the State of Vermont Department of Health and is certified by the Department of Health and Human Services as a provider under the Medicare program, It is also accredited by the Center for Medicare Services (CMS), which assures that the hospital meets the highest standards of medical care. North Country Hospital provides cost effective ...
9/15/2021 Providers balk at MIPS value program, Medicare rate in physician pay rule comments Healthcare Dive ... based Incentive Payment System. In comments on the 2022 Physician Fee Schedule, hospital and medical practice groups also decried the 3.89% reduction to the conversion factor, partly because of budget neutrality requirements. The American Hospital Association said it was "concerned that the conversion factor cut will have an extremely negative affect on patients' access to certain services. Our concern is heightened by the fact that this cut is coming amidst ...
9/11/2021 AHA concerned federal vaccine mandate could exacerbate severe worker shortage ... Medicare and Medicaid. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Thursday it will put together an interim final rule in October calling for hospitals, dialysis facilities, ambulatory surgery centers and other facilities to get their staff the shot. The announcement expands on a similar intention to extend a vaccine mandate to all nursing home staff announced last month. The American Hospital Association said in a statement that hospitals and ...
9/11/2021 AHA concerned federal vaccine mandate could exacerbate severe worker shortage | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare ... Medicare and Medicaid.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Thursday it will put together an interim final rule in October calling for hospitals, dialysis facilities, ambulatory surgery centers and other facilities to get their staff the shot. The statement expands on a similar intention to extend a vaccine mandate to all nursing home staff announced last month.The American Hospital Association said in a statement that hospitals and health ...
9/11/2021 AHA concerned federal vaccine mandate could exacerbate severe worker shortage ... Medicare and Medicaid. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Thursday it will put together an interim final rule in October calling for hospitals, dialysis facilities, ambulatory surgery centers and other facilities to get their staff the shot. The announcement expands on a similar intention to extend a vaccine mandate to all nursing home staff announced last month. The American Hospital Association said in a statement that hospitals and ...
9/10/2021 AHA: Tax-exempt hospitals gave $105B in community benefits such as financial assistance in 2018 | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare ... range from financial assistance to erasing medical debt in 2018, a new analysis finds.The analysis released Thursday by the American Hospital Association also showed that hospitals in the 340B drug discount program devoted nearly ... their expenses. The second biggest benefit was 3.3% to tackle Medicare reimbursement shortfalls, which occur when the federal government‚Aos reimbursement is below the actual costs for treating Medicare patients. Other benefits include 0.4% on ...
9/10/2021 CMS to reprocess certain outpatient department claims by Nov. 1 Becker's Hospital Review ... Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System final rule, CMS made payments for clinic visits site neutral by reducing the payment rate at excepted off-campus, provider-based departments at the same rate as nonexcepted departments. Previously, CMS often paid more for the same time of clinic visit in the hospital outpatient setting than in the physician office setting. The American Hospital Association sued over the site-neutral payment policy, and, in ...
9/7/2021 Effects of Affiliation Network Membership on Hospital Quality and Financial Performance ... American Hospital Association's Annual Survey, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Hospital Compare, and Healthcare Cost Report Information System, all for 2005‚Ai2016. Study design We used a quasi-experimental design and estimated hospital-level regressions with hospital fixed effects. Dependent variables were measures of clinical quality, patient experience, and financial performance. Independent variables included an indicator for affiliate versus non-affiliate, and fixed effects for hospital characteristics and year. To ...
9/3/2021 AHA presents Congress with laundry list of requests for budget reconciliation bill Healthcare Dive Dive Brief: - The American Hospital Association is asking Congress to use the pending $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package [to address some of] its topic priorities, - In a letter to congressional leaders, AHA argued some of ... providers not face any cuts in federal programs such as Medicare. - The lobbying group also wants more flexibility in regulations to allow more patients to be cared for at home, and making the waiver of ...
8/14/2021 Hunterdon Medical Center recognized for 'high performance' by U.S. News & World Report ... American Hospital Association annual survey and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, among other sources. The purpose of these rankings is to help guide patients in need of medical care due to a difficult surgery, a challenging condition, or added risk because of other health problems or age, to hospitals demonstrating exemplary outcomes. ‚AuBeing recognized by U.S. News & World Report for our high performance in multiple areas and conditions is ...
8/5/2021 CY 2022 HOPPS Proposed Rule: What Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Need to Know ... Of most importance to pharmaceutical manufacturers, the Proposed Rule sets forth proposed payment methodologies for those drugs reimbursed under the Medicare outpatient hospital prospective payment system (OPPS) and the Medicare ambulatory surgical center payment system ... has agreed to hear oral arguments in the case of American Hospital Association, et al. v. Becerra, in which the American Hospital Association has challenged CMS‚Ao authority to issue rulemaking reducing Medicare Part B ...
8/3/2021 CMS repeals MA rate disclosure requirement, boosts hospital payments by $2.3B - MedCity News MedCity News ... payments by billions and require facilities to report Covid-19 vaccination coverage among its workers.On Monday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized its fiscal year 2022 Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System rule ... market rates, said Stacey Hughes, executive vice president of the American Hospital Association, in a statement posted online .‚AuHowever, privately negotiated rates take into account a number of unique circumstances between a private payer and ...
8/3/2021 Rural Hospital Closures: How COVID-19 Impacted Hospitals View all blog posts under Articles View all blog posts under Master's in Health Administration Tables of Contents Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are critical to the American population ‚Ai and the economy. In 2018, U.S. hospitals and health systems provided emergency care to 143 million people, performed more than 28 million surgeries, and delivered nearly 4 million babies, according to the American Hospital Association (AHA). The Centers for Medicare ...