HHS Secretary Addresses Nashville Health Care Council Audience

Oct 07, 2018 at 12:01 am by Staff

On Thursday, Sept. 27, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II addressed members of the Nashville Health Care Council, sharing thoughts and updates on healthcare c.... Read More

AMA Offers Comments to CMS on its 2019 Medicare Reform Proposal

Sep 11, 2018 at 04:31 pm by Staff

The American Medical Association (AMA) submitted comprehensive comments today to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that outlined recommended changes to th.... Read More

AMA Coalition Calls on CMS to Backtrack on Step Therapy Decision

Sep 11, 2018 at 04:28 pm by Staff

An AMA-led coalition of 94 medical societies delivered a letter to CMS about the serious concerns physicians have with CMS' recent decision to allow Medicare Advantage plans t.... Read More

Updating the Way to Pay

Aug 13, 2018 at 06:28 pm by Staff

CMS Proposes Major Changes to 2019 Physician Fee Schedule, QPP Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued the proposed rule for the 2019 Physician Fee S.... Read More

Judge Rules Against AHA on 340B Cuts

Jan 05, 2018 at 12:01 am by Staff

As 2017 wound down, a federal judge ruled the timing wasn't right for the American Hospital Association's lawsuit against the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The.... Read More

Reimbursement Rounds

Aug 07, 2017 at 05:29 pm by Staff

New Player/Payer in Town Oscar Health, a technology-driven health insurance startup based in New York has entered a strategic partnership with industry giant Humana to offer c.... Read More

CMS Proposes Quality Payment Program updates to increase flexibility and reduce burdens

Jun 26, 2017 at 11:07 am by Staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued a proposed rule that would make changes in the second year of the Quality Payment Program as required by the.... Read More

LHC in D.C.

Apr 04, 2017 at 12:09 pm by Staff

Five Questions for Claire Cowart Haltom On March 13-14, the Nashville Health Care Council's Leadership Health Care (LHC) initiative led a group of more than 100 healthcare lea.... Read More

MACRA Final Rule is Out

Oct 14, 2016 at 10:18 am by Staff

On Oct. 14, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final MACRA rule. The final rule, executive summary and legislation are all available online th.... Read More

Preparing for MACRA

Oct 11, 2016 at 02:55 pm by Staff

"Pick Your Pace" Isn't a Signal to Ease Up on Planning Last month, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt announced some flexibility as p.... Read More