June 10, 2022
The IRS has increased the optional standard mileage rate by 4 cents per mile, its first mid-year mileage rate adjustment in 11 years.
May 27, 2022
Medicare bad debts present rural health clinics and other Medicare Part A providers an opportunity to recover reimbursement dollars they might otherwise miss.
January 11, 2022
New rules designed to protect consumers will have significant impacts not just on medical facilities, but also on the physicians and professionals who provide non-emergency services there. Here’s what the No Surprises Act means for healthcare providers.
January 22, 2021
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has made changes to the reporting timeline for the Provider Relief Fund Program in light of the recent passage of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.
November 14, 2019
Equity-based compensation awards can help companies attract skilled workers and boost performance, although at a costly price. A rule change could bring welcome relief.
October 15, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor’s final overtime rule goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. Will your company be ready?
March 7, 2019
KHC’s Scott Mertie teamed up with the AIHC to create a specialized training program and credential for cost reporting professionals.
March 9, 2018
In 2018, clinicians must provide a full year of reporting on the Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act (MACRA) measures. To add another layer of complexity, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new changes and updates for this year. An action plan put in place sooner, rather than later, can help ensure proper reporting.
November 17, 2017
CMS recently published the 2018 final rule for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) under the Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance year contains several significant changes.
August 28, 2017
MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act) requires all clinicians who 1) bill Medicare more than $30,000 in Part B-allowed charges, or 2) provide care for more than 100 Medicare Part B beneficiaries to report specific data under the Quality Payment Program via either MIPS (Merit-based Incentive Payment System) or an Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM).