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“Finally Friday!” CMS Proposes the MOON & Other Changes for the NOTICE Act

FRIDAY May 13, 2016: “CMS Proposes the MOON & Other Changes to Implement the NOTICE Act“ A Proposed Rule Inside A Proposed Rule OR How CMS can defy Congress with a straight face Get the Handouts Sponsored by The Health … Continue reading

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CMS Proposes MOON for the NOTICE Act in FY2017 IPPS Proposed Rule

One of many changes floated in the FY2017 IPPS Proposed Rule CMS introduced a standard notice to be given to observation patients after 24 hours as such, the “Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice” (MOON) that would include all of the informational … Continue reading

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CMS Offers the MOON to fulfill NOTICE requirements

CMS has developed a standard notice, the “Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice” (MOON) that would include all of the informational elements necessary to fulfill the NOTICE Act’s written notice requirement. Continue reading

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Congress Passes H.R.876 Requiring Notice of Patient Status

President Obama Expected to Sign Soon Congress presented President Obama with a bill for his signature to require a hospital or critical access hospital to provide both oral and written notification to any patient who receives observation services for more … Continue reading

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