Last week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reminded health plans and health insurance issuers that the deadline for electronically filing attestations of compliance with the prohibition against so-called gag clauses is fast approaching and that all attestations must be filed ...
In June 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) announced its newest, voluntary, multi-payer Alternative Payment Model (APM) called Making Care Primary (MCP).
States, payers, and providers are looking for ways to expand access to telehealth services.
CMS is now accepting applications for the GUIDE Model, which aims to support people living with dementia and their caregivers.
Many health care stakeholders have long relied on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) guidance regarding an effective compliance program when developing their own compliance programs, especially when contracts and less prescriptive federal and ...
Prior to the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) evaluated changes to the Medicare Telehealth Services List (the List) through an annual rulemaking process.
On October 27, the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor and the Treasury and the Office of Personnel Management (the Departments) released a proposed rule to revamp certain aspects of the No Surprises Act’s (NSA) independent dispute resolution (IDR) process for out-of-network ...
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the already-growing mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) (behavioral health) crisis gripping children and youth in the United States.
Many states are actively working to make changes to their systems to enable ex parte renewals at the individual level and implement mitigation strategies to ensure eligible Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollees retain coverage until those system changes are ...
Community health workers (CHWs) are frontline public health workers who come from and/or have deep roots in the communities they serve.