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Providers to HHS: ACO quality reporting changes create undue burdens – MedCity News

The federal government’s changes to quality reporting rules governing accountable care organizations are receiving pushback on several grounds, including a lack of EHR interoperability. Continue reading

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AHA recommends Trump reduce regulatory burden on hospitals

The American Hospital Association has asked President-elect Donald Trump to reduce the regulatory burden on hospitals by cancelling Stage 3 of meaningful use, suspending star ratings and continuing the fight against health insurance mergers in a letter se Continue reading

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AHA Sends Second Appeal to Trump

For the second time in three days, on Friday the American Hospital Association has provided President-elect Donald Trump with a lengthy list of requests for regulatory reforms to scale back bureaucratic red tape. Continue reading

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AHA Offers HHS Solutions to Reduce Medicare Appeals Backlog

The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently advised the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to implement three solutions that would significantly reduce the Medicare appeals backlog at the administrative law judge level. Continue reading

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AHA Critiques Medicare Reimbursement Changes for Home Health

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is urging CMS to delay outlier provisions and streamline certain medical billing procedures proposed in a recent document aimed at home health facilities. Continue reading

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Proposal to reduce Medicare appeals backlog won’t solve problem

In a letter to HHS’ Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals, the American Hospital Association said HHS’ recent proposal to reduce the Medicare appeals backlog at the administrative law judge level is likely “to do little more than scratch the … Continue reading

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