In this position paper, the NAHRI Advisory Board breaks down the steps involved in writing and submitting comments on proposed rules and policy changes and discusses why this activity is essential for revenue integrity professionals.
CMS finalized a higher-than-proposed payment increase that was almost erased for most non-drug services to offset ending reduced reimbursement for 340B drugs, according to the 2023 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule. Provisions of the rule, released November 1, also detail significant changes to payment for software as a service (SaaS) and behavioral and rural health programs, such as the rural emergency hospital (REH) designation, among other updates.
CMS is moving ahead with major changes to evaluation and management (E/M) services, telehealth, coverage of dental services, and more in the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule. The rule, released November 1, also includes updates to vaccine payments and quality and reporting programs.
Listening to NAHRI Quarterly Conference Call (free for NAHRI members) qualifies for one CHRI CEU credit upon the completion of the accompanying survey. If you’re a NAHRI member and are interested in presenting...