In CMS
Jan 12th, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Jan. 9 the launch of their Innovation Center’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced) payment model. It’s voluntary and can earn providers payment if all costs for a patient’s episode of care are “under a spending target that factors in quality.” This differs ...
In Billing
Mar 29th, 2012
Awarding of Health Care Innovation Challenge grants ranging from $1 million to $30 million for a three-year period will be postponed by several weeks, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS Delays Innovation Challenge Determination was last modified: March 29th, 2012 by admin aapc...
In CMS
Jan 13th, 2012
In October 2011, the CMS Innovation Center launched an Affordable Care Act-funded Innovation Advisors Program aimed at helping health professionals develop skills to improve patient care and reduce costs. From 920 applications, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) selected 73 individuals from 27 states as advisors for its Innovation Advisors program. According to a CMS press ...
In CMS
Oct 28th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting applications for a new Innovation Advisors Program that aims to improve patient care while reducing costs by strengthening health professionals’ skills. This initiative is one of several efforts made possible by the Affordable Care Act. Those who will benefit are enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid, and the ...
In Billing
Aug 31st, 2011
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new initiative that the agency says will help improve care for patients while they are in the hospital and after they are discharged. Doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers can now apply to participate in the new program, known as the Bundled Payments for ...