In CMS
Mar 13th, 2017
House plans to replace Obamacare through a proposed Congressional reconciliation bill would reduce federal deficits by $323 billion of on-budget savings and $13 billion in off-budget by 2026, but the human cost will be high, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The bipartisan agency said 14 more people would be uninsured in 2018 under ...
Dec 7th, 2016
The hospital industry wants President-elect Donald Trump and congressional leaders to preserve coverage gains when repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and, if not, they want legislators to repeal funding reductions for hospital services in the ACA. In a letter to the incoming administration and another to Congress, the American Hospital Association (AHA) and Federation of American ...
In Billing
Feb 6th, 2014
Bipartisan leadership of three Senate and House committees want to revamp how Medicare pays physicians, and they’ve introduced legislation to do just that. The proposed legislation would repeal the 1997 budget cap calculation called the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and replace it with a .5 percent increase for each of the next five years as ...