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  • 82 Federal Register 21241 (May 5, 2017): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances—January Through March 2017
  • 82 Federal Register 20980 (May 4, 2017): Medicare Program: Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities: Revisions to Case-mix Methodology
  • 82 Federal Register 21014 (May 4, 2017): Medicare Program: Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities for FY 2018, SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, etc.
  • 82 Federal Register 20690 (May 3, 2017): Medicare Program: Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2018
  • 82 Federal Register 20750 (May 3, 2017): Medicare Program: FY 2018 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements 82 Federal Register 20365
  •  (May 2, 2017): Certified Laboratories and Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities: List of Facilities that Meet Minimum Standards to Engage in Urine Drug Testing for Federal Agencies
  • 82 Federal Register 19796 (Apr. 28, 2017): Medicare Program: Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2018 Rates; etc.
  • 82 Federal Register 17119 (Apr. 10, 2017): Schedules of Controlled Substances: Temporary Placement of Six Synthetic Cannabinoids (5F–ADB, 5F–AMB, 5F– APINACA, ADB–FUBINACA, MDMB– CHMICA and MDMB–FUBINACA) into Schedule I
  • 82 Federal Register 16741 (Apr. 6, 2017): Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Organ Procurement Organization Reporting and Communication; Transplant Outcome Measures and Documentation Requirements; Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs; Payment to Nonexcepted Off-Campus ProviderBased Department of a Hospital; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program; Establishment of Payment Rates Under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Nonexcepted Items and Services Furnished by an Off-Campus ProviderBased Department of a Hospital; Correcting Amendment
  • 82 Federal Register 16114 (Apr. 3, 2017): Medicaid Program; Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments — Treatment of Third Party Payers in Calculating Uncompensated Care Costs
  • 82 Federal Register 16150 (Apr. 3, 2017): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies
  • Executive Order 13784 (Apr. 3, 2017): Establishing the PResident’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis
  • 82 Federal Register 14464 (Mar. 21, 2017):Medicare Program; Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models (EPMs); Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model; Delay of Effective Date
  • 82 Federal Register 14332 (Mar. 20, 2017): 340B Drug Pricing Program Ceiling Price and Manufacturer Civil Money Penalties Regulation
  • 82 Federal Register 12509 (Mar. 6, 2017): Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Programs; Medicaid Managed Care, CHIP Delivered in Managed Care, and Revisions Related to Third Party Liability; Corrections
  • 82 Federal Register 11583 (Feb. 24, 2017): Health Insurance MarketplaceSM, Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE), March 22, 2017
  • 82 Federal Register 11580 (Feb. 24, 2017): Medicare Program; Public Meetings in Calendar Year 2017 for All New Public Requests for Revisions to the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Coding and Payment Determinations
  • 82 Federal Register 11579 (Feb. 24, 2017): Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Application From the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality for Continued Approval of Its Hospital Accreditation Program
  • 82 Federal Register 11456 (Feb. 23, 2017): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances—October Through December 2016
  • 82 Federal Register 11222 (Feb. 21, 2017): Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
  • 82 Federal Register 8351 (Jan. 24, 2017): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Minimizing the Economic Burden, Pending Repeal
  • 82 Federal Register 7920 (Jan. 23, 2017): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs
  • 82 Federal Register 5588  (Jan. 18, 2017): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
  • 82 Federal Register 5415 (Jan. 18, 2017): Medicaid Program; The Use of New or Increased Pass-Through Payments in Medicaid Managed Care Delivery Systems
  • 82 Federal Register 5373 (Jan. 18, 2017):  Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2017
  • 82 Federal Register 4974 (Jan. 17, 2017): Medicare Program: Changes to the Medicare Claims and Entitlement, Medicare Advantage Organization Determination, and Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Determination Appeals Procedures
  • 82 Federal Register 4504 (Jan. 13, 2017): Medicare and Medicaid Program: Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies
  • 82 Federal Register 4100 (Jan. 12, 2017): Health Care Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Revisions to the Office of Inspector General’s Exclusion Authorities
  • 82 Federal Register 3678 (Jan. 12, 2017): Medicare Program; Establishment of Special Payment Provisions and Requirements for Qualified Practitioners and Qualified Suppliers of Prosthetics and Custom-Fabricated Orthotics
  • 82 Federal Register 2363 (Jan. 9, 2017): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Announcement of the Extension of Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of Part B Non-Emergency Ground Ambulance Suppliers and Home Health Agencies in Designated Geographic Locations.
  • 82 Federal Register 1211 (Jan. 5, 2017): 340B Drug Pricing Program Ceiling Price and Manufacturer Civil Monetary Penalties Regulation
  • 82 Federal Register 24 (Jan. 3, 2017): Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Organ Procurement Organization Reporting and Communication; Transplant Outcome Measures and Documentation Requirements; Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs; Payment to Nonexcepted Off-Campus Provider-Based Department of a Hospital; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program; Establishment of Payment Rates Under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Nonexcepted Items and Services Furnished by an Off-Campus Provider-Based Department of a Hospital; Correction and Extension of Comment Period
  • 82 Federal Register 37 (Jan. 3, 2017): Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Programs; Medicaid Managed Care, CHIP Delivered in Managed Care, and Revisions Related to Third Party Liability; Corrections
  • 82 Federal Register 180 (Jan. 3, 2017): Medicare Program; Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment Models (EPMs); Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR)
  • 81 Federal Register 94058 (Dec. 22, 2016): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2018; Amendments to Special Enrollment Periods and the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan Program
  • 81 Federal Register 93636 (Dec. 21, 2016): Medicare Program: Implementation of Prior Authorization Process for Certain Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Items and Publication of the Initial Required Prior Authorization List of DMEPOS Items that Require Prior Authorization as a Condition of Payment
  • 81 Federal Register 93492 (Dec. 20, 2016): Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs
  • 81 Federal Register 91852 (Dec. 19, 2016): Compliance with Title X Requirements by Project Recipients in Selecting Subrecipients
  • 81 Federal Register 90926 (Dec. 15, 2016): World Trade Center Health Program; Amendments to Definitions, Appeals, and Other Requirements
  • 81 Federal Register 90211 (Dec. 14, 2016): Medicare Program; Conditions for Coverage for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities–Third Party Payment
  • 81 Federal Register 89402 (Dec. 12, 2106): Designation of AlphaPhenylacetoacetonitrile (APAAN), a Precursor Chemical Used in the Illicit Manufacture of Phenylacetone, Methamphetamine, and Amphetamine, as a List I Chemical
  • 81 Federal Register 88368 (Dec. 7, 2016): Medicare and State Health Care Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Revisions to the Safe Harbors Under the Anti-Kickback Statute and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules Regarding Beneficiary
  • 81 Federal Register 88334 (Dec. 7, 2016): Medicare and State Health Care Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Revisions to the Office of Inspector General’s Civil Monetary Penalty Rules
  • 81 Federal Register 86467 (Nov. 30, 2016): Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs: Eligibility Notices, Fair Hearing and Appeal Processes for Medicaid and Other Provisions Related to Eligibility and Enrollment for Medicaid and CHIP
  • 81 Federal Register 86383 (Nov. 30, 2016): Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs: Fair Hearing and Appeal Processes for Medicaid and Other Provisions Related to Eligibility and Enrollment for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program
  • 81 Federal Register 83777 (Nov. 22, 2016): Medicaid Program; The Use of New or Increased Pass-Through Payments in Medicaid Managed Care Delivery Systems
  • 81 Federal Register 80078 (Nov. 15, 2016): Federal Financial Participation in State Assistance Expenditures; Federal Matching Shares for Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and Aid to Needy Aged, Blind, or Disabled Persons for October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018
  • 81 Federal Register 80063 (Nov. 15, 2016): Medicare Program; Medicare Part B Monthly Actuarial Rates, Premium Rate, and Annual Deductible Beginning January 1, 2017
  • 81 Federal Register 80060 (Nov. 15, 2016): Medicare Program; CY 2017 Inpatient Hospital Deductible and Hospital and Extended Care Services Coinsurance Amounts
  • 81 Federal Register 80004 (Nov. 15, 2016): Medicaid Program; Covered Outpatient Drug; Delay in Change in Definitions of States and United States
  • 81 Federal Register 80071 (Nov. 15, 2016): Medicare Program; CY 2017 Part A Premiums for the Uninsured Aged and for Certain Disabled Individuals Who Have Exhausted Other Entitlement
  • 81 Federal Register 26668 (Nov. 15, 2016): Medicare Program: Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2017; Medicare Advantage Bid Pricing Data Release; Medicare Advantage and Part D Medical Loss Ratio Data Release; Medicare Advantage Provider Network Requirements; Expansion of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements
  • 81 Federal Register 79562 (Nov. 14, 2016): Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Organ Procurement Organization Reporting and Communication; Transplant Outcome Measures and Documentation Requirements; Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs; Payment to Nonexcepted Off-Campus Provider-Based Department of a Hospital; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program; Establishment of Payment Rates under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Nonexcepted Items and Services Furnished by an Off-Campus Provider-Based Department of a Hospital
  • 81 Federal Register 49489 (Nov. 14, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances—July Through September 2016
  • 81 Federal Register 78816 (Nov. 9, 2016): Medicaid Program; Announcement of Medicaid Drug Rebate Program National Rebate Agreement
  • 81 Federal Register 78814 (Nov. 9, 2016): Medicare Program; Town Hall Meeting on the FY 2018 Applications for New Medical Services and Technologies Add-On Payments
  • 81 Federal Register 78760 (Nov. 9, 2016): Medicaid Program; Request for Information (RFI): Federal Government Interventions to Ensure the Provision of Timely and Quality Home and Community Based Services
  • 81 Federal Register 78159 (Nov. 7, 2016): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Provider Enrollment Application Fee Amount for Calendar Year 2017
  • 81 Federal Register 77008 (Nov. 4, 2016): Medicare Program; Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and AlternativePayment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models
  • 81 Federal Register 77834 (Nov. 4, 2016): Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Coverage and Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals with Acute Kidney Injury, End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program Bid Surety Bonds, State Licensure and Appeals Process for Breach of Contract Actions, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program and Fee Schedule Adjustments, Access to Care Issues for Durable Medical Equipment; and the Comprehensive End-Stage Renal Disease Care Model
  • 81 Federal Register 76899 (Nov. 4, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Dialysis Facilities
  • 81 Federal Register 76702 (Nov. 4, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2017 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model; and Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements
  • 81 Federal Register 74432 (Oct. 26, 2016):Medicaid Program; Final FY 2014 and Preliminary FY 2016 Disproportionate Share Hospital Allotments, and Final FY 2014 and Preliminary FY 2016 Institutions for Mental Diseases Disproportionate Share Hospital Limits
  • 81 Federal Register 68947 (Oct. 5, 2016): Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the LongTerm Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2017 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers; Graduate Medical Education; Hospital Notification Procedures Applicable to Beneficiaries Receiving Observation Services; Technical Changes Relating to Costs to Organizations and Medicare Cost Reports; Finalization of Interim Final Rules With Comment Period on LTCH PPS Payments for Severe Wounds, Modifications of Limitations on Redesignation by the Medicare Geographic Classification Review Board, and Extensions of Payments to MDHs and Low-Volume Hospitals; Correction
  • 81 Federal Register 68688 (Oct. 4, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of Requirements for LongTerm Care Facilities
  • 81 Federal Register 65651 (Sept. 23, 2016) Medicare Program; Medicare Appeals; Adjustment to the Amount in Controversy Threshold Amounts for Calendar Year 2017
  • 81 Federal Register 63860 (Sept. 16, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating  Providers and Suppliers
  • 81 Federal Register 61456 (Sept. 6, 2016):Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2018
  • 81 Federal Register 61106 (Sept. 6, 2016): Safety and Effectiveness of Consumer Antiseptics; Topical Antimicrobial Drug Products for Over-the-Counter Human Use
  • 81 Federal Register 57544 (Aug. 23, 2016): Request for Information: Inappropriate Steering of Individuals Eligible for or Receiving Medicare and Medicaid Benefits to Individual Market Plans
  • 81 Federal Register 56762 (Aug. 22, 2016): Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2017 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers; Graduate Medical Education; Hospital Notification Procedures Applicable to Beneficiaries Receiving Observation Services; Technical Changes Relating to Costs to Organizations and Medicare Cost Reports; Finalization of Interim Final Rules with Comment Period on LTCH PPS Payments for Severe Wounds, Modifications of Limitations on Redesignation by the Medicare Geographic Classification Review Board, and Extensions of Payments to MDHs and Low-Volume Hospitals
  • 81 Federal Register 54666 (Aug. 16, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Programs for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
  • 81 Federal Register 53980 (Aug. 15, 2016): Medicaid Program; Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments — Treatment of Third Party Payers in Calculating Uncompensated Care Costs
  • 81 Federal Register 52144 (Aug. 5, 2016): Medicare Program; FY 2017 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements
  • 81 Federal Register 52056 (Aug. 5, 2016): Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2017
  • 81 Federal Register 51970 (Aug. 5, 2016): Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities for FY 2017, SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, SNF Quality Reporting Program, and SNF Payment Models Research
  • 81 Federal Register 51120 (Aug. 3, 2016): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs: Announcement of the Implementation and Extension of Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of Part B NonEmergency Ground Ambulance Suppliers and Home Health Agencies in Designated Geographic Locations and Lifting of the Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of Part B Emergency Ground Ambulance Suppliers in All Geographic Locations
  • 81 Federal Register 51116 (Aug. 3, 2016): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs: Announcement of the Provider Enrollment Moratoria Access Waiver Demonstration of Part B NonEmergency Ground Ambulance Suppliers and Home Health Agencies in Moratoria-Designated Geographic Locations
  • 81 Federal Register 50794 (Aug. 2, 2016): Medicare Program; Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment Models (EPMs); Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR)
  • 81 Federal Register 50671 (Aug. 2, 2016):Information Reporting of Catastrophic Health Coverage and Other Issues Under Section 6055
  • 81 Federal Register 49622 (July 28, 2016): Medicare Program; Request for an Exception to the Prohibition on Expansion of Facility Capacity Under the Hospital Ownership and Rural Provider Exceptions to the Physician Self-Referral Prohibition
  • 81 Federal Register 46162 (July 15, 2016): Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2017; Medicare Advantage Pricing Data Release; Medicare Advantage and Part D Medical Low Ratio Data Release; Medicare Advantage Provider Network Requirements; Expansion of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model
  • 81 Federal Register 45604 (July 14, 2016): Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Organ Procurement Organization Reporting and Communication; Transplant Outcome Measures and Documentation Requirements; Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs; Payment to Certain Off-Campus Outpatient Departments of a Provider; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program
  • 81 Federal Register 43790 (July 5, 2016): Medicare Program: Changes to the Medicare Claims and Entitlement, Medicare Advantage Organization Determination, and Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Determination Appeals Procedures
  • 81 Federal Register 43714 (July 5, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2017 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model; and Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements
  • 81 Federal Register 42802 (June 30, 2016): Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Coverage and Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals with Acute Kidney Injury, End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program Bid Surety Bonds, State Licensure and Appeals Process for Breach of Contract Actions, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program and Fee Schedule Adjustments, Access to Care Issues for Durable Medical Equipment; and the Comprehensive End-Stage Renal Disease Care Model
  • 81 Federal Register 40596 (June 22, 2016): Medicaid/CHIP Program; Medicaid Program and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP); Changes to the Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control and Payment Error Rate Measurement Programs in Response to the Affordable Care Act
  • 81 Federal Register 29448 (June 16, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Hospital and Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Changes To Promote Innovation, Flexibility, and Improvement in Patient Care
  • 81 Federal Register 38020 (June 10, 2016): Expatriate Health Plans, Expatriate Health Plan Issuers, and Qualified Expatriates; Excepted Benefits; Lifetime and Annual Limits; and ShortTerm, Limited-Duration Insurance
  • 81 Federal Register 37950 (June 10, 2016): Medicare Program; Medicare Shared Savings Program; Accountable Care Organizations—Revised Benchmark Rebasing Methodology, Facilitating Transition to Performance-Based Risk, and Administrative Finality of Financial Calculations
  • 81 Federal Register 32655 (May 24, 2016): Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005—HHS Guidance Regarding Patient Safety Work Product and Providers’ External Obligations
  • 81 Federal Register 30487 (May 17, 2016): Medicare Program; Obtaining Final Medicare Secondary Payer Conditional Payment Amounts via Web Portal
  • 81 Federal Register 29146 (May 11, 2016): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Amendments to Special Enrollment Periods and the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan Program
  • 81 Federal Register 28974 (May 10, 2016): Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Restrictions on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements for Tobacco Products
  • 81 Federal Register 28162 (May 9, 2016): Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive Under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician Focused Payment Models
  • 81 Federal Register 27498 (May 6, 2016): Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Programs; Medicaid Managed Care, CHIP Delivered in Managed Care, and Revisions Related to Third Party Liability
  • 81 Federal Register 26872 (May 4, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities
  • 81 Federal Register 25498 (Apr. 28, 2016): Medicare Program; FY 2017 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements
  • 81 Federal Register 24946 (Apr. 27, 2016): Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the LongTerm Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2017 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers; Graduate Medical Education; Hospital Notification Procedures Applicable to Beneficiaries Receiving Observation Services; and Technical Changes Relating to Costs to Organizations and Medicare Cost Reports
  • 81 Federal Register 24230 (Apr. 25, 2016): Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities Proposed Rule for FY 2017, SNF ValueBased Purchasing Program, SNF Quality Reporting Program, and SNF Payment Models Research
  • 81 Federal Register 24178 (Apr. 25, 2016): Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2017
  • 81 Federal Register 23428 (Apr. 21, 2016): Medicare Program; Temporary Exception for Certain Severe Wound Discharges From Certain Long-Term Care Hospitals
  • 81 Federal Register 18390 (Mar. 30, 2016): Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008; the Application of Mental Health Parity Requirements to Coverage Offered by Medicaid Managed Care Organizations, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Alternative Benefit Plans
  • 81 Federal Register 12024 (Mar. 8, 2016): Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016; Corrections
  • 81 Federal Register 12108 (Mar. 8, 2016): “Low Income Levels” Used for Various Health Professions and Nursing Programs
  • 81 Federal Register 12204 (Mar. 8, 2016): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017
  • 81 Federal Register 11579 (Mar. 4, 2016): Announcement of Requirements and Registration for the Opioid Overdose Prevention Challenge
  • 81 Federal Register 11477 (Mar. 4, 2016): Refurbishing, Reconditioning, Rebuilding, Remarketing, Remanufacturing, and Servicing of Medical Devices Performed by Third-Party Entities and Original Equipment Manufacturers; Request for Comments
  • 81 Federal Register 11449 (Mar. 4, 2016): Medicare Program; Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model for Acute Care Hospitals Furnishing Lower Extremity Joint Replacement Services; Corrections and Correcting Amendments
  • 81 Federal Register 11447 (Mar. 4, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Initiative Program — Stage 3 and Modifications to Meaningful Use in 2015 Through 2017; Corrections and Correcting Amendment
  • 81 Federal Register 11278 (Mar. 3, 2016): Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; Announcement of Requirements and Registration for ‘‘Consumer Health Data Aggregator Challenge’’
  • 81 Federal Register 11274 (Mar. 2, 2016): Privacy Act of 1974; CMS Computer Match No. 2016–11; HHS Computer Match No. 1601; Effective Date—April 2, 2016; Expiration Date—October 2, 2017
  • 81 Federal Register 10634 (Mar. 1, 2016): Request for Information on Updates to the ONC Voluntary Personal Health Record Model Privacy Notice
  • 81 Federal Register 10720 (Mar. 1, 2016): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Program Integrity Enhancements to the Provider Enrollment Process
  • 81 Federal Register 10553 (Mar. 1, 2016): Medical Devices; Hematology and Pathology Devices; Classification of Blood Establishment Computer Software and Accessories
  • 81 Federal Register 10091 (Feb. 29, 2016): Basic Health Program; Federal Funding Methodology for Program Years 2017 and 2018
  • 81 Federal Register 9859 (Feb. 26, 2016): Medicare Program; Meeting of the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee—April 27, 2016
  • 81 Federal Register 9481 (Feb. 25, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Continued Approval of the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities Rural Health Clinic Accreditation Program
  • 81 Federal Register 8994 (Feb. 23, 2016): Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Claim for Medical Reimbursement Form
  • 81 Federal Register 8969 (Feb. 23, 2016): Medicare Program; Administrative Law Judge Hearing Program for Medicare Claim and Entitlement Appeals; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances—October Through December 2015
  • 81 Federal Register 8963 (Feb. 23, 2016): Medicare Program; Public Meetings in Calendar Year 2016 for All New Public Requests for Revisions to the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Coding and Payment Determinations
  • 81 Federal Register 8075 (Feb. 17, 2016): Privacy Act of 1974; Effective Date— April 2, 2016; Expiration Date—October 2, 2016
  • 81 Federal Register 8074 (Feb. 17, 2016): Privacy Act of 1974; CMS Computer Match No. 2016–10; HHS Computer Match No. 1607; Effective Date—April 2, 2016; Expiration Date—October 2, 2016
  • 81 Federal Register 6869 (Feb. 9, 2016): Display Devices for Diagnostic Radiology; Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Availability
  • 81 Federal Register 6863 (Feb. 9, 2016): CMS Computer Match No. 2016–12; HHS Computer Match No. 1604; SSA Computer Match No. 1097–1899
  • 81 Federal Register 6009 (Feb. 4, 2016): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances—October Through December 2015
  • 81 Federal Register 5824 (Feb. 3, 2016): Medicare Program; Medicare Shared Savings Program; Accountable Care Organizations–Revised Benchmark Rebasing Methodology, Facilitating Transition to Performance-Based Risk, and Administrative Finality of Financial Calculations
  • 81 Federal Register 5463 (Feb. 2, 2016): Medicare Program; Request for an Exception to the Prohibition on Expansion of Facility Capacity Under the Hospital Ownership and Rural Provider Exceptions to the Physician Self-Referral Prohibition
  • 81 Federal Register 5448 (Feb. 2, 2016): Medicaid Program; Final FY 2013 and Preliminary FY 2015 Disproportionate Share Hospital Allotments, and Final FY 2013 and Preliminary FY 2015 Institutions for Mental Diseases Disproportionate Share Hospital Limits
  • 81 Federal Register 5447 (Feb. 2, 2016): Request for Information: Certification Frequency and Requirements for the Reporting of Quality Measures Under CMS Programs; Extension of Comment Period
  • 81 Federal Register 5444 (Feb. 2, 2016): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs:  Announcement of the Extended Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of Ground Ambulance Suppliers and Home Health Agencies in Designated Geographic Locations
  • 81 Federal Register 5530 (Feb. 2, 2016): Medicaid Program; Face-to-Face Requirements for Home Health Services; Policy Changes and Clarifications Related to Home Health
  • 81 Federal Register 3727 (Jan. 22, 2016): Medicare Program; Explanation of FY 2004 Outlier Fixed-Loss Threshold as Required by Court Rulings
  • 81 Federal Register 382 (Jan. 6, 2016): Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)
  • 80 Federal Register 81836 (Dec. 31, 2015): Notice to Announce Commission of a Surgeon General’s Report on Substance Use, Addiction, and Health
  • 80 Federal Register 81824 (Dec. 31, 2015): Request for Information: Certification Frequency and Requirements for the Reporting of Quality Measures Under CMS Programs
  • 80 Federal Register 81674 (Dec. 30, 2015): Medicare Program; Prior Authorization Process for Certain Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies
  • 80 Federal Register 79776 (Dec. 23, 2015): Fixed-Combination and Co-Packaged Drugs: Applications for Approval and Combinations of Active Ingredients Under Consideration for Inclusion in Over-the-Counter Monograph
  • 80 Federal Register 78971 (Dec. 18, 2015): Minimum Value of Eligible Employer Sponsored Plans and Other Rules Regarding Premium Tax Credits
  • 80 Federal Register 76868 (Dec. 11, 2015): 2015 Edition Health Information Technology (Health IT) Certification Criteria, 2015 Edition Base Electronic Health Record (EHR) Definition, and ONC Health IT Certification Program Modifications; Corrections and Clarifications
  • 80 Federal Register 75866 (Dec. 4, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Application From the Institute for Medical Quality for Initial CMSApproval of Its Ambulatory Surgical Center Accreditation Program
  • 80 Federal Register 75680 (Dec. 3, 2015): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Provider Enrollment Application Fee Amount for Calendar Year 2016
  • 80 Federal Register 75844 (Dec. 2, 2015): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017
  • 80 Federal Register 73988 (Nov. 27, 2015): Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the LongTerm Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2016 Rates; Revisions of Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers, Including Changes Related to the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program; Extensions of the Medicare-Dependent, Small Rural Hospital Program and the LowVolume Payment Adjustment for Hospitals; Correction
  • 80 Federal Register 72374 (Nov. 24, 2015): Medicare Program; Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model for Acute Care Hospitals Furnishing Lower Extremity Joint Replacement Services
  • 80 Federal Register 72725 (Nov. 20, 2015): Medicare Program; Request for Information To Aid in the Design and Development of a Survey Regarding Patient and Family Member Experiences With Care Received in Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
  • 80 Federal Register 72589 (Nov. 20, 2015): Medical Devices; Exemption from Premarket Notification; Class II Devices; Electric Positioning Chair
  • 80 Federal Register 72587 (Nov. 20, 2015): Medical Devices; General Hospital and Personal Use Devices; Classification of the Ultraviolet Radiation Chamber Disinfection Device
  • 80 Federal Register 72581 (Nov. 20, 2015): Artificially Sweetened Fruit Jelly and Artificially Sweetened Fruit Preserves and Jams; Revocation of Standards of Identity
  • 80 Federal Register 72192 (Nov. 18, 2015): Final Rules for Grandfathered Plans, Preexisting Condition Exclusions, Lifetime and Annual Limits, Rescissions, Dependent Coverage, Appeal, and Patient Protections Under the Affordable Care Act
  • 80 Federal Register 70805 (Nov. 16, 2015): Medicare Program; CY 2016 Part A Premiums for the Uninsured Aged and for Certain Disabled Individuals Who Have Exhausted Other Entitlement
  • 80 Federal Register 70811 (Nov. 16, 2015): Medicare Program; Medicare Part B Monthly Actuarial Rates, Premium Rate, and Annual Deductible Beginning January 1, 2016
  • 80 Federal Register 70808 (Nov. 16, 2015): Medicare Program; CY 2016 Inpatient Hospital Deductible and Hospital and Extended Care Services Coinsurance Amounts
  • 80 Federal Register 70886 (Nov. 16, 2015): Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016
  • 80 Federal Register 70218 (Nov. 13, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances—July through September 2015
  • 80 Federal Register 70298 (Nov. 13, 2015): Medicare Program:  Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Short Inpatient Hospital Stays; Transition for Certain Medicare-Dependent, Small Rural Hospitals under the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System; Provider Administrative Appeals and Judicial Review
  • 80 Federal Register 68968 (Nov. 6, 2015): Medicare Program: End-Stage Renewal Disease Protective Payment System and Quality Incentive
  • 80 Federal Register 68624 (Nov. 5, 2015):Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2016 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model; and Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements
  • 80 Federal Register 68126 (Nov. 3, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Revisions to Requirements for Discharge Planning for Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and Home Health Agencies
  • P.L. 114-74 (Nov. 2, 2015): Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015
  • 80 Federal Register 63916 (Oct. 22, 2015): Basic Health Program; Federal Funding Methodology for Program Years 2017 and 2018
  • 80 Federal Register 63484 (Oct. 20, 2015): Medicare Program; Request for Information Regarding Implementation of the Merit Based Incentive Payment System, Promotion of Alternative Payment Models, and Incentive Payments for Participation in Eligible Alternative Payment Models
  • 80 Federal Register 62762 (Oct. 16, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program—Stage 3 and Modifications to Meaningful Use in 2015 through 2017
  • 80 Federal Register 62602 (Oct. 16, 2015): 2015 Edition Health Information Technology (Health IT) Certification Criteria, 2015 Edition Base Electronic Health Record (EHR) Definition, and ONC Health IT Certification Program Modifications
  • 80 Federal Register 60069 (Oct. 5, 2015): FY 2016 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements; Correction
  • 80 Federal Register 60055 (Oct. 5, 2015): Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2016 Rates; Revisions of Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers, etc.; Correction
  • 80 Federal Register 60070 (Oct. 5, 2015): Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities for FY 2016, SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, SNF Quality Reporting Program, and Staffing Data Collection; Correction
  • 80 Federal Register 59386 (Oct. 1, 2015): Medicare Program; Medicare Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests Payment System
  • 80 Federal Register 59102 (Oct. 1, 2015): Request for Information Regarding Implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, Promotion of Alternative Payment Models, and Incentive Payments for Participation in Eligible Alternative Payment Models
  • 80 Federal Register 59027 (Oct. 1, 2015): Medicare Program; Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System—Update for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2014 (FY 2015); Correction
  • 80 Federal Register 55851 (Sept. 17, 2015): Medicare Program; Approval of Request for an Exception to the Prohibition on Expansion of Facility Capacity Under the Hospital Ownership and Rural Provider Exceptions to the Physician SelfReferral Prohibition
  • 80 Federal Register 54746 (Sept. 11, 2015): World Trade Center Health Program; Addition of New-Onset Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Acute Traumatic Injury to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions
  • 80 Federal Register 53520 (Sept. 4, 2015): Secretarial Review and Publication of the Annual Report to Congress and the Secretary Submitted by the Consensus-Based Entity Regarding Performance Measurement
  • 80 Federal Register 53068 (Sept. 2, 2015): Administration of Multiemployer Plan Participant Vote on an Approved Suspension of Benefits under MPRA
  • 80 Federal Register 49326 (Aug. 17, 2015): Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2016 Rates; Revisions of Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers, including Changes Related to the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program; Extensions of the Medicare-Dependent, Small Rural Hospital Program and the Low-Volume Payment Adjustment for Hospitals
  • 80 Federal Register 47491 (Aug. 7, 2015): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Membership and Meeting Announcement for the Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests
  • 80 Federal Register 47272 (Aug. 6, 2015): Implementation of Executive Order 13559 Updating Participation in Department of Health and Human Services Programs by Faith-Based or Religious Organizations and Providing for Equal Treatment of Department of Health and Human Services Program Participants
  • 80 Federal Register 47036 (Aug. 6, 2015): Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2016
  • 80 Federal Register 47142 (Aug. 6, 2015): Medicare Program; FY 2016 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements
  • 80 Federal Register 46652 (Aug. 5, 2015): Medicare Program; Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System – Update for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2015 (FY 2016)
  • 80 Federal Register 46390 (Aug. 4, 2015): Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for FY 2016, SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, SNF Quality Reporting Program, and Staffing Data Collection
  • 80 Federal Register 45132 (July 29, 2015): National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; Revisions to the Vaccine Injury Table
  • 80 Federal Register 43987 (July 24, 2015): User Fee Program To Provide for Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors/Certification Bodies to Conduct Food Safety Audits and To Issue Certifications
  • 80 Federal Register 42168 (July 16, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities
  • 80 Federal Register 41686 (July 15, 2015): Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016
  • 80 Federal Register 41503 (July 15, 2015): Submission for OMB Review; Transfer Order—Surplus Personal Property and Continuation Sheet, Standard Form (SF) 123
  • 80 Federal Register 41198 (July 14, 2015): Medicare Program; Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model for Acute Care Hospitals Furnishing Lower Extremity Joint Replacement Services
  • 80 Federal Register 39840 (July 10, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2016 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model; and Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements
  • 80 Federal Register 39200 (July 8, 2015): Medicare Program:  Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Short Inpatient Hospital Stays; Transition for Certain Medicare-Dependent, Small Rural Hospitals under the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System
  • 80 Federal Register 37808 (July 1, 2015): Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, and Quality Incentive Program
  • 80 Federal Register 35650 (June 22, 2015): Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education
  • 80 Federal Register 35363 (June 19, 2015): Medicare Program; Request for an Exception to the Prohibition on Expansion of Facility Capacity Under the Hospital Ownership and Rural Provider Exceptions to the Physician Self-Referral Prohibition
  • 80 Federal Register 32692 (June 9, 2015): Medicare Program; Medicare Shared Savings Program:  Accountable Care Organizations
  • 80 Federal Register 31034 (June 1, 2015): Medicaid Program; State Allotments for Payment of Medicare Part B Premiums for Qualifying Individuals (QIs): Federal Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014
  • 80 Federal Register 31040 (June 1, 2015): Medicare Program; Announcement of Request for Applications for the Million Hearts® Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Model
  • 80 Federal Register 31908 (June 1, 2015): Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Programs; Medicaid Managed Care, CHIP Delivered in Managed Care, Medicaid and CHIP Comprehensive Quality Strategies, and Revisions Related to Third Party Liability
  • 80 Federal Register 29796 (May 22, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs:  Revisions to Deeming Authority Survey, Certification, and Enforcement Procedures
  • 80 Federal Register 29714 (May 22, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Continued Approval of The Joint Commission’s Hospice Accreditation Program
  • 80 Federal Register 28054 (May 15, 2015): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration | Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs
  • 80 Federal Register 26566 (May 8, 2015): Medicare Program; Request for an Exception to the Prohibition on Expansion of Facility Capacity Under the Hospital Ownership and Rural Provider Exceptions to the Physician Self-Referral Prohibition
  • 80 Federal Register 25832 (May 5, 2015): Medicare Program; FY 2016 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements
  • 80 Federal Register 25166 (May 1, 2015): Safety and Effectiveness of Health Care Antiseptics; Topical Antimicrobial Drug Products for Over-the-Counter Human Use; Proposed Amendment of the Tentative Final Monograph; Reopening of Administrative Record
  • 80 Federal Register 25012 (May 1, 2015): Medicare Program; Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System – Update for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2015 (FY 2016)
  • 80 Federal Register 24320 (Apr. 30, 2015): Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2016 Rates; Revisions of Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers, including Changes Related to the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program
  • 80 Federal Register 24222 (Apr. 30, 2015): Medicare Program; FY 2015 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update; Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements and Process and Appeals for Part D Payment for Drugs for Beneficiaries Enrolled in Hospice; Correction
  • 80 Federal Register 23332 (Apr. 27, 2015): Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2016
  • 80 Federal Register 22044 (Apr. 20, 2015): Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for FY 2016, SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, SNF Quality Reporting Program, and Staffing Data Collection
  • 80 Federal Register 21244 (Apr. 17, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Continued Approval of the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities’ Accreditation Program for Organizations That Provide Outpatient Physical Therapy and Speech Language Pathology Services
  • 80 Federal Register 20455 (Apr. 16, 2015): Medicaid Program; Mechanized Claims Processing and Information Retrieval Systems
  • 80 Federal Register 20346 (Apr. 15, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program — Modifications to Meaningful Use in 2015 Through 2017
  • 80 Federal Register 19418 (Apr. 10, 2015): Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Mental Health Parity and Addiction Offered by Medicaid Managed Care Organizations, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Alternative Benefit Plans
  • 80 Federal Register 16804 (Mar. 30, 2015): 2015 Edition Health Information Technology (Health IT) Certification Criteria, 2015 Edition Base Electronic Health Record (EHR) Definition, and ONC Health IT Certification Program Modifications
  • 80 Federal Register 16732 (Mar. 30, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program — Stage 3
  • 80 Federal Register 16408 (Mar. 27, 2015): Medicare, Medicaid, and CLIA Programs; Announcement of the ReApproval of the American Osteopathic Association/Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (Formerly Known as the American Osteopathic Association) as an Accreditation Organization Under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988
  • 80 Federal Register 16410 (Mar. 27, 2015): Medicare, Medicaid, and CLIA Programs; Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 Exemption of Permit-Holding Laboratories in the State of New York
  • 80 Federal Register 16395 (Mar. 27, 2015): Announcement of the Re-Approval of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) as an Accreditation Organization Under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988
  • 80 Federal Register 16413 (Mar. 27, 2015): Medicare Program; Updates to the List of Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Specified Covered Items That Require a Face-to-Face Encounter and a Written Order Prior to Delivery
  • 80 Federal Register 14853 (Mar. 20, 2015): Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule, Access to Identifiable Data for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Models & Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2015; Corrections
  • 80 Federal Register 12761 (Mar. 11, 2015): Additional Requirements for Charitable Hospitals; Community Health Needs Assessments for Charitable Hospitals; Requirements of a Section 4959 Excise Tax Return and Time for Filing the Return; Correction
  • 80 Federal Register 10750 (Feb. 27, 2015): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016
  • 80 Federal Register 10611 (Feb. 27, 2015): Medicare Program; Right of Appeal for Medicare Secondary Payer Determinations Relating to Liability Insurance (Including Self-Insurance), No-Fault Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation Laws and Plans
  • 80 Federal Register 10691 (Feb. 27, 2015): Medicare Program; Public Meetings in Calendar Year 2015 for All New Public Requests for Revisions to the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Coding and Payment Determinations
  • 80 Federal Register 9649 (Feb. 24, 2015): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Establishment of the Multi-State Plan Program for the Affordable Insurance Exchanges
  • 80 Federal Register 9629 (Feb. 24, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Programs:  Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Physician-Owned Hospitals: Data Sources for Expansion Exception; Physician Certification of Inpatient Hospital Services; Medicare Advantage Organizations and Part D Sponsors: CMS-Identified Overpayments Associated with Submitted Payment Data; Corrections
  • 80 Federal Register 9466 (Feb. 23, 2015): Medicare and Medicaid Program; Continued Approval of the Joint Commission’s Psychiatric Hospital Accreditation Program
  • 80 Federal Register 8247 (Feb. 17, 2015): Medicare Program; Reporting and Returning of Overpayments, Extension of Timeline for Publication of the Final Rule
  • 80 Federal Register 7975  (Feb. 13, 2015): Announcement of Ruling: Implementing United States v. Windsor for Purposes of Entitlement and Enrollment in Medicare Hospital Insurance and Supplementary Medical Insurance
  • 80 Federal Register 7912 (Feb. 12, 2015): Medicare Program; Contract Year 2016 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs
  • 80 Federal Register 5551 (Feb. 2, 2015): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs: Announcement of the Extended Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of Ambulance Suppliers and Home Health Agencies in Designated Geographic Locations
  • 79 Federal Register 78954 (Dec. 31, 2014): Assessments for Charitable Hospitals; Requirement of a Section 4959 Excise Tax Return and Time for Filing the Return
  • 79 Federal Register 75817 (Dec. 19, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Application from the Joint Commission for Continued CMS-Approval of its Hospice Accreditation Program
  • 79 Federal Register 73873 (Dec. 12, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Program; Revisions to Certain Patient’s Rights Conditions of Participation and Conditions for Coverage
  • 79 Federal Register 72760 (Dec. 8, 2014): Medicare Program; Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations
  • 79 Federal Register 72500 (Dec. 5, 2014): Medicare Program; Requirements for the Medicare Incentive Reward Program and Provider Enrollment
  • 79 Federal Register 72183 (Dec. 5, 2014): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Provider Enrollment Application Fee Amount for Calendar Year 2015
  • 79 Federal Register 71679 (Dec. 3, 2014): Medicaid Program; Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments — Uninsured Definition
  • 79 Federal Register 71426 (Dec. 3, 2014): Federal Financial Participation in State Assistance Expenditures; Federal Matching Shares for Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and Aid to Needy Aged, Blind, or Disabled Persons for October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016
  • 79 Federal Register 71081 (Dec. 1, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies; Extension of Comment Period
  • 79 Federal Register 70464 (Nov. 26, 2014): Minimum Essential Coverage and Other Rules Regarding the Shared Responsibility Payment for Individuals
  • 79 Federal Register 70674 (Nov. 26, 2014): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016
  • 79 Federal Register 69772 (Nov. 24, 2014): Medicare Program; Surety Bond Requirements for Suppliers of Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS); Technical Amendment
  • 79 Federal Register 69486 (Nov. 21, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Continued Approval of the Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Surgical Center Accreditation Program
  • 79 Federal Register 69482 (Nov. 21, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Continued Approval of DNV GL — Healthcare (DNV GL) Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Accreditation Program
  • 79 Federal Register 69481 (Nov. 21, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Application From the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities for Continued Approval of its Accreditation program for Organizations That Provide Outpatient Physical Therapy Services
  • 79 Federal Register 69488 (Nov. 21, 2014): Medicare Program; Prior Authorization of Non-Emergent Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy
  • 79 Federal Register 68271 (Nov. 14, 2014): Medicare Program; Prior Authorization of Repetitive Scheduled Nonemergent Ambulance Transports
  • 79 Federal Register 67548 (Nov. 13, 2014): Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule, Access to Identifiable Data for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Models & Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2015
  • 79 Federal Register 66770 (Nov. 10, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs:  Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Physician-Owned Hospitals:  Data Sources for Expansion Exception; Physician Certification of Inpatient Hospital Services; Medicare Advantage Organizations and Part D Sponsors:  CMS-Identified Overpayments Associated with Submitted Payment Data
  • 79 Federal Register 66032 (Nov. 6, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2015 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements; and Survey and Enforcement Requirements for Home Health Agencies
  • 79 Federal Register 66120 (Nov. 6, 2014): Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies
  • 79 Federal Register 65660 (Nov. 5, 2014): Medicare Program; Administrative Law Judge Hearing Program for Medicare Claim Appeals
  • 79 Federal Register 64801 (Oct. 31, 2014): Medicare Program; Approval of Request for an Exception to the Prohibition on Expansion of Facility Capacity under the Hospital Ownership and Rural Provider Exceptions to the Physician Self-Referral Prohibition
  • 79 Federal Register 61309 (Oct. 10, 2014): Medicare Program; CY 2015 Inpatient Hospital Deductible and Hospital and Extended Care Services Coinsurance Amounts
  • 79 Federal Register 61312 (Oct. 10, 2014): Medicare Program; CY 2015 Part A Premiums for the Uninsured Aged and for Certain Disabled Individuals Who Have Exhausted Other Entitlement
  • 79 Federal Register 61314 (Oct. 10, 2014): Medicare Program; Medicare Part B Monthly Actuarial Rates, Premium Rate, and Annual Deductible Beginning January 1, 2015
  • 79 Federal Register 61164 (Oct. 9, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Program: Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies
  • 79 Federal Register 59779 (Oct. 3, 2014): Food and Drug Administration Notification and Medical Device Reporting for Laboratory Developed Tests; Draft Guidance for Industry, Food and Drug Administration Staff, and Clinical Laboratories; Availability
  • 79 Federal Register 59717 (Oct. 3, 2014): Medicare and State Health Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Revisions to Safe Harbors Under the Anti-Kickback Statute, and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules Regarding Beneficiary Inducements and Gainsharing
  • 79 Federal Register 59776 (Oct. 3, 2014): Framework for Regulatory Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests; Draft Guidance for Industry, Food and Drug Administration Staff, and Clinical Laboratories; Availability
  • 79 Federal Register 59675 (Oct. 3, 2014): Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Fiscal Year 2015 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers; Reasonable Compensation Equivalents for Physician Services in Excluded Hospitals and Certain Teaching Hospitals; Provider Administrative Appeals and Judicial Review; Enforcement Provisions for Organ Transplant Centers; and Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program; Correction
  • 79 Federal Register 59493 (Oct. 2, 2014): Content of Premarket Submissions for Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices; Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Availability
  • 79 Federal Register 57933 (Sept. 26, 2014): Medicare Program; Medicare Appeals; Adjustment to the Amount in Controversy Threshold Amounts for Calendar Years 2015
  • 79 Federal Register 52994 (Sept. 5, 2014): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Annual Eligibility Redeterminations for Exchange Participation and Insurance Affordability Programs; Health Insurance Issuer Standards under the Affordable Care Act, Including Standards Related to Exchanges
  • 79 Federal Register 52910 (Sept. 4, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Modifications to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program for 2014 and Other Changes to the EHR Incentive Program; and Health Information Technology: Revisions to the Certified EHR Technology Definition and EHR Certification Changes Related to Standards
  • 79 Federal Register 49854 (Aug. 22, 2014): Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Fiscal Year 2015 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers; Reasonable Compensation Equivalents for Physician Services in Excluded Hospitals and Certain Teaching Hospitals; Provider Administrative Appeals and Judicial Review; Enforcement Provisions for Organ Transplant Centers; and Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
  • 79 Federal Register 49777 (Aug. 22, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Application from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc., for Continued Approval of its Home Health Agency Accreditation Program
  • 79 Federal Register 50452 (Aug. 22, 2014): Medicare Program; FY 2015 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update; Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements and Process and Appeals for Part D Payment for Drugs for Beneficiaries Enrolled in Hospice
  • 79 Federal Register 45872 (Aug. 6, 2014): Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2015
  • 79 Federal Register 45838 (Aug. 6, 2014): Medicare Program; Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System – Update for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2014 (FY 2015)
  • 79 Federal Register 45628 (Aug. 5, 2014): Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities for FY 2015
  • 79 Federal Register 45128 (Aug. 4, 2014): Administrative Simplification: Change to the Compliance Date for the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD–10–CM and  ICD-10-PCS) Medical Data Code Sets
  • 79 Federal Register 44702 (Aug. 1, 2014): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs:  Announcement of the Extended Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of Ambulance Suppliers and Home Health Agencies in Designated Geographic Locations
  • 79 Federal Register 43475 (July 25, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Quarterly Listing of Program Insurances — April through June 2014
  • 79 Federal Register 40196 (July 14, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs:  Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Physician-Owned Hospitals:  Data Sources for Expansion Exception; Physician Certification of Inpatient Hospital Services; Medicare Advantage Organizations and Part D Sponsors:  Appeals Process for Overpayments Associated with Submitted Data
  • 79 Federal Register 40318 (July 11, 2014): Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule, Access to Identifiable Data for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Models & Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2015
  • 79 Federal Register 40114 (July 11, 2014): Solicitation of Information and Recommendation for Reviewing OIG’s Non-Binding Criteria for Implementing Permissive Exclusion Authority Under Section 1128(b)(7) of the Social Security Act
  • 79 Federal Register 40208 (July 11, 2014): Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies
  • 79 Federal Register 38366 (July 7, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2015 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements; and Survey and Enforcement Requirements for Home Health Agencies
  • 79 Federal Register 37262 (July 1, 2014): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Annual Eligibility Redeterminations for Exchange Participation and Insurance Affordability Programs; Health Insurance Issuer Standards Under the Affordable Care Act, Including Standards Related to Exchanges
  • 79 Federal Register 34444 (June 17, 2014): Medicare Program; Additional Extension of the Payment Adjustment for Low-Volume Hospitals and the Medicare-dependent Hospital (MDH) Program Under the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) for Acute Care Hospitals for Fiscal Year 2014
  • 79 Federal Register 33072 (June 10, 2014): Postmarketing Safety Reports for Human Drug and Biological Products; Electronic Submission Requirements
  • 79 Federal Register 30240 (May 27, 2014): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange and Insurance Market Standards for 2015 and Beyond
  • 79 Federal Register 29732 (May 27, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Modifications to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs for 2014; and Health Information Technology: Revisions to the Certified EHR Technology Definition
  • 79 Federal Register 29844 (May 27, 2014): Medicare Program; Contract Year 2015 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs
  • 79 Federal Register 27978 (May 15, 2014): Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers; Reasonable Compensation Equivalents for Physician Services in Excluded Teaching Hospitals; Provider Administrative Appeals and Judicial Review; Enforcement Provisions for Organ Transplant Centers; and Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program
  • 79 Federal Register 27106 (May 12, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction; Part II
  • 79 Federal Register 27080 (May 12, 2014): Medicare and State Health Care Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Revisions to the Office of Inspector General’s Civil Monetary Penalty Rules
  • 79 Federal Register 26810 (May 9, 2014): Medicare and State Health Care Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Revisions to the Office of Inspector General’s Exclusion Authorities
  • 79 Federal Register 26583 (May 8, 2014): Medicare Program; FY 2015 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update; Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements and Process and Appeals for Part D Payment for Drugs for Beneficiaries Enrolled in Hospice
  • 79 Federal Register 26040 (May 6, 2014): Medicare Program; Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System – Update for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2014 (FY 2015)
  • 79 Federal Register 26308 (May 6, 2014): Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2015
  • 79 Federal Register 25767 (May 6, 2014): Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities for FY 2015
  • 79 Federal Register 25436 (May 2, 2014): Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System for Federally Qualified Health Centers; Changes to Contracting Policies for Rural Health Clinics; and Changes to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 Enforcement Actions for Proficiency Testing Referral
  • 79 Federal Register 25596 (May 5, 2014): Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
  • 79 Federal Register 21763 (Apr. 17, 2014): Medicare Program; Comprehensive ESRD Care initiative; Extension of the Submission Deadlines for the Letters of Intent and Applications
  • 79 Federal Register 21552 (Apr. 16, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities
  • 79 Federal Register 15808 (Mar. 21, 2104): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange and Insurance Market Standards for 2015 and Beyond
  • 79 Federal Register 15240 (Mar. 19, 2014): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Third Party Payment of Qualified Health Plan Premiums
  • 79 Federal Register 15022 (Mar. 18, 2014): Medicare Program; Extension of the Payment Adjustment for Low-Volume Hospitals and the Medicare-dependent Hospital (MDH) Program Under the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) for Acute Care Hospitals for Fiscal Year 2014
  • 79 Federal Register 14112 (Mar. 12, 2014): Basic Health Program: State Administration of Basic Health Programs; Eligibility and Enrollment in Standard Health Plans; Essential Health Benefits in Standard Health Plans; Performance Standards for Basic Health Programs; Premium and Cost Sharing for Basic Health Programs; Federal Funding Process; Trust Fund and Financial Integrity
  • 79 Federal Register 14049 (Mar. 12, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Application from the Joint Commission for Continued Approval of its Home Health Agency (HHA) Accreditation Program
  • 79 Federal Register 13744 (Mar. 11, 2014): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2015
  • 79 Federal Register 13231 (Mar. 10, 2014): Information Reporting by Applicable Large Employers on Health Insurance Coverage Offered Under Employer-Sponsored Plans
  • 79 Federal Register 11436 (Feb. 28, 2014): Medicaid Program; Preliminary Disproportionate Share Hospital Allotments (DSH) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 and the Preliminary Institutions for Mental Diseases Disproportionate Share Hospital Limits for FY 2014
  • 79 Federal Register 10754 (Feb. 26, 2014): Medicare Program; Methodology for Adjusting Payment Amounts for Certain Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) using Information from Competitive Bidding Programs
  • 79 Federal Register 10880 (Feb. 26, 2014): Voluntary 2015 Edition Electronic Health Record (EHR) Certification Criteria; Interoperability Updates and Regulatory Improvements
  • 79 Federal Register 10163 (Feb. 24, 2014): Medicare Program; Public Meetings in Calendar Year 2014 for All New Public Requests for Revisions to the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System  (HCPCS) Coding and Payment Determinations
  • 79 Federal Register 10162 (Feb. 24, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Application from The Compliance Team for Initial CMS-Approval of its Rural Health Clinic Accreditation Program
  • 79 Federal Register 10286 (Feb. 24, 2014): Ninety-Day Waiting Period Limitation: Certain Health Coverage Requirements Under the Affordable Care Act
  • 79 Federal Register 6594 (Feb. 4, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Solicitation for Proposals for the Frontier Community Health Integration Project Demonstration
  • 79 Federal Register 6475 (Feb. 4, 2014): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs:  Announcement of New and Extended Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of Ambulances and Home Health Agencies in Designated Geographic Locations
  • 79 Federal Register 4727 (Jan. 29, 2014): Medicare and Medicaid Programs;  Application from the Joint Commission for Continued Approval of Hospital Accreditation Program
  • 79 Federal Register 3205 (Jan. 17, 2014): Modified Policy on Freedom of Information Act Disclosure of Amounts Paid to Individual Physicians Under the Medicare Program
  • 79 Federal Register 1918 (Jan. 10, 2014): Medicare  Program; Contract Year 2015 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs
  • 79 Federal Register 784 (Jan. 2, 2014): Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)
  • 79 Federal Register 298 (Jan. 2, 2014): Administrative Simplification; Certification of Compliance for Health Plans

2013

  • 78 Federal Register 78571 (Dec. 27, 2013): Medicare Program; Physicians’ Referrals to Health Care Entities With Which They Have Financial Relationships: Exception for Certain Electronic Health Records Arrangements
  • 78 Federal Register 79202 (Dec. 27,  2013): Medicare and State Health Care Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Electronic Health Records Safe Harbor Under the Anti-Kickback Statute
  • 78 Federal Register 79082 (Dec. 27, 2013): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers
  • 78 Federal Register 78255 (Dec. 26, 2013): Shared Responsibility Payment for Not Maintaining Minimum Essential Coverage; Correction
  • 78 Federal Register 78068 (Dec. 24, 2013): Focused Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food against Intentional Adulteration
  • 78 Federal Register 77470 (Dec. 23, 2013): Health Insurance Exchanges; Approval of an Application by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) to be a Recognized Accrediting Entity for the Accreditation of Qualified Health Plans
  • 78 Federal Register 77399 (Dec. 23, 2013): Basic Health Program: Proposed Federal Funding Methodology for Program Year 2015
  • 78 Federal Register 76212 (Dec. 17, 2013): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Maximizing January 1, 2014 Coverage Opportunities
  • 78 Federal Register 77399 (Dec. 23, 2013): Basic Health Program: Proposed Federal Funding Methodology for Program Year 2015
  • 78 Federal Register 74230 (Dec. 10, 2013): Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule & Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2014
  • 78 Federal Register 74826 (Dec. 10, 2013): Medicare and Medicaid Programs:  Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program; Organ Procurement Organizations; Quality Improvement Organizations; Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program; Provider Reimbursement Determinations and Appeals
  • 78 Federal Register 72256 (Dec. 2, 2013): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update for CY 2014, Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements, and Cost Allocation of Home Health Survey Expenses
  • 78 Federal Register 72322 (Dec. 2, 2013): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2015
  • 78 Federal Register 72156 (Dec. 2, 2013): Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies
  • 78 Federal Register 69418 (Nov. 19, 2013): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans, Quality Rating System (QRS), Framework Measures and Methodology
  • 78 Federal Register 68240 (Nov. 13, 2013): Final Rules under the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008; Technical Amendment to External Review for Multi-State Plan Program
  • 78 Federal Register 67153 (Nov. 8, 2013): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances—July through September 2013
  • 78 Federal Register 66653 (Nov. 6, 2013):  Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2014; Correcting Amendment
  • 78 Federal Register 66364 (Nov. 5, 2013): Application from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care for Continued CMS-Approval of its Hospice Accreditation Program
  • 78 Federal Register 65046 (Oct. 30, 2013): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Program Integrity: Exchange, Premium Stabilization Programs, and Market Standards; Amendments to the HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2014
  • 78 Federal Register 64951 (Oct. 30, 2013): Medicare Program; Part A Premiums for CY 2014 for the Uninsured Aged and for Certain Disabled Individuals Who Have Exhausted Other Entitlement
  • 78 Federal Register 64943 (Oct 30, 2013): Medicare Program; Medicare Part B Monthly Actuarial Rates, Premium Rate, and Annual Deductible Beginning January 1, 2014
  • 78 Federal Register 64853 (Oct. 30, 2013): Medicare Program; Inpatient Hospital Deductible and Hospital and Extended Care  Services Coinsurance Amounts for CY 2014
  • 78 Federal Register 64604 (October 29, 2013): Medicare Program: Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for Community Mental Health Centers
  • 78 Federal Register 61191 (Oct. 3, 2013):  Medicare Program; FY 2014 Inpatient Payment Systems; Changes to Certain Cost Reporting Procedures Related to Disproportionate Share Hospital Uncompensated Care Payments
  • 78 Federal Register 61197 (Oct. 3, 2013): Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System for Acute Care Hospitals and Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Fiscal Year 2014 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers; Hospital Conditions of Participation; Payment Policies Related to Patient Status; Corrections
  • 78 Federal Register 61202 (Oct. 3, 2013): Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities for FYI 2014; Correction
  • 78 Federal Register 60810 (Oct. 2, 2013): Change to the Definition of ‘‘Human Organ’’ Under Section 301 of the National Organ Transplant Act of 1984
  • 78 Federal Register 59702 (Sept. 27, 2013): Medicare Program; Medicare Appeals: Adjustment to the Amount in Controversy Threshold Amounts for Calendar Year 2014
  • 78 Federal Register 59701 (Sept. 27, 2013): Medicare Program; Approval of Accrediting Organization for Suppliers of Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Supplier Accrediting Program
  • 78 Fed. Register 59122 (Sept. 25, 2013): Basic Health Program: State Administration of Basic Health Programs; Eligibility and Enrollment in Standard Health Plans; Essential Health Benefits in Standard Health Plans; Performance Standards for Basic Health Programs; Premium and Cost Sharing for Basic Health Programs; Federal Funding Process; Trust Fund and Financial Integrity
  • 78 Federal Register 58386 (Sept. 23, 2013): Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System for Federally Qualified Health Centers; Changes to Contracting Policies for Rural Health Clinics; and Changes to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 Enforcement Actions for Proficiency Testing Referral
  • 78 Federal Register 57800 (Sept. 20, 2013): Medicare Program; Obtaining Final Medicare Secondary Payer Conditional Payment Amounts via Web Portal
  • 78 Federal Register 56898 (Sept. 16, 2013): Emergency Clearance: Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget
  • 78 Federal Register 54996 (Sept. 9, 2013): Information Reporting by Applicable Large Employers on Health Insurance Coverage Offered Under Employer-Sponsored Plans
  • 78 Federal Register 54842 (Sept. 6, 2013): Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program; Organ Procurement Organizations; Quality Improvement Organizations; Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program; Provider Reimbursement Determinations and Appeal
  • 78 Federal Register 54070 (Aug. 30, 2013); Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Program Integrity: Exchange, SHOP, and Eligibility Appeals
  • 78 Federal Register 53149 (Aug. 28, 2013): Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Continued Approval of American Osteopathic Association/Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (AOA/HFAP’s) Hospital Accreditation Program
  • 78 Federal Register 50496 (Aug. 19, 2013): Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Fiscal Year 2014 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers; Hospital Conditions of Participation; Payment Policies Related to Patient Status
  • 78 Federal Register 48337 (Aug. 8, 2013): Office of Personnel Management; Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: Members of Congress and  Congressional Staff
  • 78 Federal Register 48234 (Aug. 7, 2013): Medicare Program; FY 2014 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update; Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements; and Updates on Payment Reform
  • 78 Federal Register 46734 (Aug. 1, 2013): Medicare Program; Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System—Update for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2013 (FY 2014)
  • 78 Federal Register 46339 (July 31, 2013): Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs: Announcement of Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of Ambulances Suppliers and Providers and Home Health Agencies in Designated Geographic Areas
  • 78 Federal Register 45231 (July 26, 2013): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Initial Approval of Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality’s (CIHQ’s) Hospital Accreditation Program
  • 78 Federal Register 45217 (July 26, 2013): Medicaid Program; Disproportionate Share Hospital Allotments and Institutions for Mental Diseases Disproportionate Share Hospital Limits for FY 2012, and Preliminary FY 2013 Disproportionate Share Hospital Allotments and Limits
  • 78 Federal Register 44955 (July 25, 2013): Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco To Protect Children and Adolescents
  • 78 Federal Register 43534 (July 19, 2013): Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs
  • 78 Federal Register 42824 (July 17, 2013): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Functions: Standards for Navigators and Non-Navigator Assistance Personnel; Consumer Assistance Tools and Programs of an Exchange and Certified Application Counselors
  • 78 Federal Register 42160 (July 15, 2013): Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs: Essential Health Benefits in Alternative Plans, Eligibility Notices, Fair Hearing and Appeal Processes
  • 78 Federal Register 39484 (July 1, 2013): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Functions: Eligibility for Exemptions; Miscellaneous Minimum Essential Coverage Provisions
  • 78 Federal Register 37032 (June 19, 2013):  Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Program Integrity: Exchange, SHOP, Premium Stabilization Programs, and Market Standards
  • 78 Federal Register 31284 (May 23, 2013): Medicare Program; Medical Loss Ratio Requirements for the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs
  • 78 Federal Register 28733 (May 16, 2013): Medical Devices; General Hospital and Personal Use Monitoring Devices; Classification of the Ingestible Event Marker
  • 78 Federal Register 27117 (May 9, 2013): General and Plastic Surgery Devices: Reclassification of Ultraviolet Lamps for Tanning
  • 78 Federal Register 26880 (May 8, 2013): Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2014
  • 78 Federal Register 26438 (May 6, 2013): Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities for FY 2014
  • 78 Federal Register 25909 (May 3, 2013): Minimum Value of Eligible Employer Sponsored Plans and Other Rules Regarding the Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit
  • 78 Federal Register 25013 (Apr. 29, 2013): Medicare Program: Requirements for the Medicare Incentive Reward Program and Provider Enrollment
  • 78 Federal Register 20581 (Apr. 5, 2013): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Functions: Standards for Navigators and Non-Navigator Assistance Personnel
  • 78 Federal Register 15410 (Mar. 11, 2013): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2014
  • 78 Federal Register 12834 (Feb. 25, 2013): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value, and Accreditation
  • 78 Federal Register 9458 (Feb. 8, 2013): Medicaid, Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Transparency Reports and Reporting of Physician Ownership or Investment Interests
  • 78 Federal Register 9216 (Feb. 7, 2013): Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Part II — Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction
  • 78 Federal Register 7314 (Feb. 1, 2013): Shared Responsibility Payment for Not Maintaining Minimum Essential Coverage

2012

2011

  • 76 Federal Register 67802 (Nov. 2, 2011): Medicare Program; Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations
  • 78 Federal Register 5566 (Jan. 25, 2013): Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules

2010