Certifications

  • CMS Releases Final MOON (Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice)  - Dec 2016

  • CMS Set to Resume Audits of Short Inpatient Stay - Oct 2016 ALERT: CMS 1633-F 2016 OPPS Final Rule​​​​​​​ ​​-​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Feb 2016 ALERT: TWO MIDNIGHT RULE CHANGES PROPOSED​​​​​​​ ​​-​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jul 2015 Quick Regulatory Update

  • More delay in RAC Review of Short Stays and SGR​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​- ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Apr 2015

  • Inpatient-only Procedures, SGR Bill and RAC Reviews of Short Stays​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​- ​​​​​​​Apr 2015

  • CMS Announces Updated List of RAC Program Improvements for New Contracts​​​​​​​​​ ​​-​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Feb 2015

  • Certification Requirements Clarification ​​​​​​​​​​​-​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Feb 2015

  • Probe and Educate Audit Activity Update​​​​​​​​​​​ ​- ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jun 2014

  • Continued evolution of CMS guidance and processes​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​- ​​​​​Apr 2014

  • Probe and Educate Program Implementation​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​- ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Mar 2014

  • New CMS guidance on audits and the two midnight rule​​​​​​​​​ ​​​- ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Feb 2014

  • New Year’s Resolutions ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​-​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jan 2014

  • I​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​mplementation Questions ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​-​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​Dec 2013

  • Preparing for Probe and Educate Audits ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​-​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Nov 2013

  • ALERT:  “Pause” on RAC audits of short stays ​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​-​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Oct 2013 2014

  • Hospital IPPS for acute care Hospitals ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​-​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sep 2013

  • Client portal facilitates the data flow of physician advisor services​​​​​​​​​​​ ​- ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jul 2013

  • Redefining “admission?”: Proposed Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment systems (CMS-1599-P) ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ -​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jun 2013

  • CMS ruling 1455: Administrative law judge response​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​-​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​May 2013

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