MACRA Law

MACRA Law is a complex rule. MACRA healthcare affects how a patient receives care and how a doctor is paid by medicare.

Center for Health Policy

Established in 2007, the Center for Health Policy at Brookings is dedicated to providing practical solutions that achieve high-quality, innovative, and affordable health care throughout the United Sta

The CMS Blog | The official blog for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) – visit www.cms.gov

The official blog for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) - visit www.cms.gov

Ohio Submits 1115 Waiver on Work Requirements

In a previous blog, we reviewed pending and approved 1115 waivers in 11 states. These reviews provide an overview of 1115 waiver applications, including a focus on work requirements, lock-outs, change

DOJ Continues Aggressive Enforcement Action Against Opioid Manufacturers

Recently the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a statement that it had intervened in a False Claims Act (FCA) case against Insys Therapeutics, Inc. and consolidated five separate qui tam cases i

Last Week in 340B: the Revival [not] of the 340B Mega-Guidance, Another Senate Hearing, and the Trump Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices

On Wednesday May 9th, I was floored when the Administration released the Spring 2018 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions, which contained this nugget: by December 2018, HRSA will pub

ML Strategies Health Care Preview – Week of May 21st

This week, the House is set to vote on Right to Try legislation which has gained the support of FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. In the Senate, the HELP Committee will review the Pandemic and All-Haza

The Rising Tide of ADA Litigation Against Health Care Entities

Earlier this week, our colleague Don Davis addressed the increasing amount of disability discrimination litigation against health care entities on the Employment Matters Blog. In the blog post, Don pr

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Goes Into Effect in Under 10 Days!

In less than 10 days, the European Union will begin enforcing its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will apply to any company that collects, processes, or uses EU-origin personal data, r

ML Strategies Health Care Preview – May 14, 2018

This week, the House Energy & Commerce Committee will hold its second round markup of opioid-related legislation. While they remain on pace for passage by Memorial Day, the timing will be determin

President Trump Delivers Much Anticipated Drug Pricing Speech

On Friday, after weeks of delay, the President finally delivered his Drug Pricing Speech and released the HHS Blueprint detailing the Trump Administration’s plan to lower drug prices and reduce o

FDA Alters Course on Definition of Compounding “Facility” in Final Guidance

Businesses engaged in human drug compounding, both traditional pharmacies and the more recently created outsourcing facilities, have been on quite a rollercoaster ride since congressional enactment of

Warner Chilcott HIPAA Lesson Revisited – Mass. Physician Convicted of Criminal Violation

Back in late 2015, we blogged about the interesting twist in the $125 million Warner Chilcott settlement that a Massachusetts physician had been criminally charged with violating the Health Insurance

MACRA’S QUALITY PAYMENT PROGRAM HAS GONE LIVE – ACTION REQUIRED IN 2017 TO AVOID PART B PAYMENT REDUCTIONS IN 2019 – QPP BASICS TO KNOW IN GETTING STARTED

MACRA’S QUALITY PAYMENT PROGRAM HAS GONE LIVE – ACTION REQUIRED IN 2017 TO AVOID PART B PAYMENT REDUCTIONS IN 2019 – QPP BASICS TO KNOW IN GETTING STARTED A new Congress has convened, a new admi

President-Elect Trump Names Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-GA) as HHS Secretary, Seema Verma, Health Care Consultant, as CMS Administrator

Medicare/Medicaid Reform and ACA Repeal on the Horizon, MACRA Moves Forward for Now The new administration’s agenda for health care may have come into clearer focus with President-Elect Donald Trump

Time Remains to File a request for Informal Review of CY 2017 PQRS Negative Payment Adjustment

QRUR Informal Review Also Available. Physicians and other eligible professionals and practices who failed to meet criteria for satisfactory PQRS reporting in calendar year (CY) 2015 now face a negativ

CMS publishes Final MACRA Rule for MIPS and APM Incentives

On October 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule implementing the new Quality Payment Program for physicians in lieu of the repealed sustainable grow

HHS’ FINAL NONDISCRIMINATION RULE IMPACTS MOST PHYSICIANS

Physicians subject to the Rule must meet notice and posting obligations by October 16, 2016. The federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through its Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has p

MACRA ON THE MOVE!

CMS proposed rule details Medicare’s new physician “Quality Payment Program” Reporting under new measures slated to begin in 2017 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the fede

IOWA LEGISLATURE AMENDS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DISCLOSURE LAWS

2016 Amendments Permit Disclosure for Care Coordination Only Under State Law One of the more challenging aspects of medical records management are federal and state legalities around release of substa

HIPAA AND FEES FOR MEDICAL RECORDS

HIPAA AND FEES FOR MEDICAL RECORDS – Updated OCR guidance sets limits. Physicians and other HIPAA covered entity providers are familiar with HIPAA’s rule on fees that may be charged when individua

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