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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Recognizes the Full Potential of Ambulance Crews and Services

BY William George  In mid-February 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), Innovation Center and the Department for Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced a ground-breaking payment and medical services initiative for ambulance providers called “Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport” (the “ET3”). This new model is the first step in allowing providers of Emergency

Final 60-day rules: How will the rules affect practitioners?

By Lisa English Hinkle When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the long-awaited rules implementing the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) requirements for returning overpayments within 60 days, a long and uncertain road toward False Claims Act liability for the knowing retention of overpayments (also known as reverse false claims) was finally paved.

Kentucky Appalachian Transition Services awarded funds by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the Kentucky Appalachian Transition Services (KATS) was selected to participate in the Community-based Care Transitions Program (CCTP). KATS will implement a transitional care program to improve medical treatment for people with Medicare. The program goal is to reduce readmissions by 20 percent among the