In Billing
Feb 12th, 2019
Is putting patients in control of their healthcare a cure for what ails this country? At the 2019 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, Jan. 29-31, CMS Administrator Seema Verma spoke about the agency’s vision to transform the healthcare system through competition and innovation. “We are prioritizing a well-informed, ...
In CMS
Feb 13th, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is looking to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of oncology care with a new episode-based payment model called the Oncology Care Model (OCM). CMS is encouraging eligible payers and practices to apply. The OCM is a five-year model, scheduled to begin next year. Payers and practices interested in participating must ...
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 Billing
Oct 14th, 2011
Due to a large number of inquiries about the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative, and many requests for additional time to prepare applications, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has, for the second time, extended the deadlines for submitting letters of intent and applications. Providers: Apply for Bundled Payments Initiative was last ...
In Billing
Sep 29th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the deadline for Model 1 of its Bundled Payments for Care Improvement program, giving providers for whom the episode of care is the acute care hospital stay only until Oct. 6 to apply. Sept. 22 was the original deadline. Bundled Payments Acute Care Deadline Extended ...