Posts Tagged Medicaid

General Assembly Returns for 2019 Long Session

The NC General Assembly officially convened the 2019 legislative long session on Jan. 30.House Bill 5 and Senate Bill 3, “Close the Medicaid Coverage Gap,” were filed on the first day in the respective chambers by members of the Democratic Party. Both are considered “clean” expansion bills

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Medicaid Managed Care Overview

Join NHCA on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Research Triangle Park for a briefing from Secretary Mandy Cohen and members of her Medicaid transformation team at DHHS on the State’s transition to Medicaid managed care. The briefing willRead more

NCHA Comments on CMS Proposed Rule on Medicaid and CHIP Managed Care

NCHA submitted a comment letter on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) Managed Care proposed rule. NCHA is pleased with CMS’s recognition of the critical nature of the use of pass-through payments as a mechanism

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AHA: Medicare, Medicaid underpaid hospitals by $76.8 billion in 2017

Medicare and Medicaid underpaid U.S. hospitals by $76.8 billion in 2017, according to the latest data from the American Hospital Association’s Annual Survey of Hospitals. Underpayment occurs when the payment received is less than the costs of providing care, that is, the amount paid by

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Webinar: MRI Safety: Complying with American College of Radiology (ACR), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), The Joint Commission (TJC) & More

This webinar will cover the revised CMS hospital CoPs on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) along with the Joint Commission MRI requirements. Our speaker will review the American College of Radiology (ACR) guidance documentation on (Medical Radiology) MR safe practices and the many potentialRead more

NC MUST System Outage, PASRR Applications and RSVP Feedback

The NC Medicaid Uniform Screening Tool (MUST) system will be experiencing server downtime from Midnight, Nov. 30 until Midnight Dec. 2. During this time, the NCMUST Pre-Admission Screening Resident Review (PASRR) application will be inaccessible. The NC PASRR Help Desk Number has recently changed

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Government Payors Summit – RESCHEDULED for October 30

 

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Webinar: CMS Hospital CoP and TJC Telemedicine Standards: Telemedicine Credentialing and Privileging

Are you familiar with the federal regulations along with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) interpretive guidelines of telemedicine? CMS has conditions of participation (CoPs) interpretive guidelines for all hospitals regarding their telemedicine standards. The regulations and interpretive guidelines also impactRead more

Webinar: Protocols, Standing Orders, Order Sets, and Preprinted Orders: Cracking the Code to the CMS Hospital CoP and TJC Requirements

This program will cover the interpretive guidelines and regulations required by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) related to standing orders, protocols, order sets, and preprinted orders. Regarding standing orders, Tag 457 will be discussed, including the four separate sections inRead more

Register Now for NCHA’s Government Payors Summit Oct. 30

Register by Oct. 23 to attend NCHA’s Government Payors Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle in Cary. This program, in partnership with the he North Carolina Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, will: Update providers on the latest

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