In Billing
Jan 29th, 2018
Continuing the effort to prevent and combat healthcare fraud, waste, and abuse where it occurs most, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the statewide temporary moratoria on the enrollment of new Medicare Part B, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) non-emergency ground ambulance providers and suppliers and home health agencies, sub-units, and ...
In CMS
Aug 15th, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) established a a temporary provider enrollment moratoria July 29, to help fight fraud. This move was paired with a new, related demonstration project to allow for certain exceptions to the moratoria and heightened screening requirements for new providers.  CMS also announced it is immediately lifting the current temporary ...
In Billing
Aug 30th, 2013
For the first time, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is exercising its authority under the Affordable Care Act to impose temporary moratoria on new enrollments in Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Affected by the moratoria are home health agencies and ambulance providers and suppliers located in several Miami, Chicago, and Houston ...
In Billing
Feb 11th, 2011
There has been a lot of talk about the preventive care provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but the law also requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to make changes to Medicare Part B policy that are likely to affect consumers less and physicians more. Take a closer look ...