Part 3: The CMS Final Rule was not surprising at all. The Final Rule pulled back the curtain and provided valuable information for providers, and in this workshop, the physician-led experts at Corro Clinical will present how the Final Rule’s clarifications can help you solidify core elements of your payer strategy, contracts, and measures for accountability.
On Demand: Navigating the Medicare Advantage Final Rule – Traditional Medicare rules DO apply (and have always)
Payers have a relentless pursuit of profit margin; meanwhile, most hospitals continue to operate in the red. Medicare Advantage and so-called “frictionless healthcare” are adding to the confusing ways payers behave, muddying the waters and masking denials. So, what can providers do about it? This workshop will present strategies that will help you get your house in order, hold accountabilities, enforce your rights, and escalate payer issues – all with the goal of changing payer behavior. Learn more about payer behaviors today evolving payer behaviors that are on the horizon.
Bulletin 17 – CMS 2023 OPPS & ASC Final Rule
On November 1, 2022, CMS released the CY 2023 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System (ASC) Final Rule with Comment Period (CMS–1772–FC), with the official Federal Register publication scheduled to occur on November 23, 2022. The comment period for the Final Rule will remain open until January 1, 2023.
Bulletin 16 – CMS 2023 IPPS & LTCH Final Rule
On August 1, 2022, CMS released the FY 2023 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long Term Care Hospitals (LTCH PPS) Final Rule (CMS–1771–F), which was finalized and became effective on November 1, 2022.
Regulatory compliance is a complex issue for many healthcare facilities, especially as new, updated regulations supersede old ones. Hospitals and health systems may find it challenging to stay up to date with regulatory changes impacting Utilization Management (UM) and the clinical revenue cycle and determine the implications of these regulatory changes on the organization’s processes. Fortunately, Versalus Health can assist your organization with keeping up to date with regulatory changes. We keep our finger on the pulse of regulatory oversight, helping facilities understand the newest regulations, their implications for the Clinical Revenue Cycle , and the latest trends in audits
CMS Doubles Down on Their Expectation for Price Transparency
On November 2, 2021, CMS released the anticipated CY 2022 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System Final Rule (CMS-1753-FC), finalizing this year’s Medicare payment rates for hospital outpatient and ASC as well including regulatory guidance regarding several high profile policies for hospitals providing outpatient services. CMS evaluated industry feedback to the proposed modifications, including halting the elimination of the Inpatient Only list (IPO), broadening the impact of the Hospital Price Transparency Rule, and other updates.
1135 Waivers: When do they expire?
These waivers, known as...