Mar 21, 2022
President Biden today urged an immediate hardening of private-sector cyber defenses “based on evolving intelligence that the Russian Government is exploring options for potential cyberattacks.”
Aug 24, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) August 1 issued its hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) and long-term care hospital (LTCH) PPS final rule for fiscal year (FY) 2023. The rule affects inpatient PPS hospitals, critical access hospitals (CAHs), LTCHs and PPS-…
Aug 18, 2022
As trusted sources of health care in the community, America’s hospitals and health systems are committed to providing high quality and safe care to all individuals, as well as delivering a care experience that meets patients’ needs and expectations from scheduling through billing.
Aug 11, 2022
The media organization Kaiser Health News has contacted some hospitals and health systems as part of a survey on financial assistance and billing and collections policies. The project is being produced in partnership with NPR and will be featured online and on radio sometime later this year.…
Aug 1, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) July 7 issued its physician fee schedule proposed rule for calendar year (CY) 2023.
Aug 1, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) July 15 released its calendar year (CY) 2023 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and ambulatory surgical center (ASC) proposed rule that would increase OPPS rates by a net 2.7% in CY 2023 compared to CY 2022.
Jul 27, 2022
On June 17, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its calendar year (CY) 2023 proposed rule for the home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS).
Jul 13, 2022
This month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will refresh the Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings (Overall Star Rating) on its Care Compare website, the second update since the agency overhauled the methodology in 2020. This year’s refresh will incorporate data from 2021…
Jul 6, 2022
The FBI, jointly with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of the Treasury, today issued a public cybersecurity advisory warning of the North Korean government’s current use of the “Maui” ransomware platform to conduct disruptive ransomware attacks…
Jul 5, 2022
Another major federal price transparency requirement went into effect July 1, 2022. There are three major federal price transparency policies: Hospital Price Transparency rule; Transparency in Coverage rule; and No Surprises Act.