Author Archives: IAMERS

OMB receives CMS rules overhauling Medicaid

The CMS has sent a sweeping finalized rule that will overhaul the managedMedicaid program to the Office of Management and Budget for review. The 653-page proposed version of the rule suggested the biggest changes in Medicaid managed-care regulations in more than a decade. It would cap insurer profits, require states to more rigorously supervise the adequacy of plans’ provider networks, encourage states to establish quality rating systems for plans, allow more behavioral healthcare in institutional settings and encourage the growth of managed long-term care.  
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OMB receives CMS rules overhauling Medicaid

The CMS has sent a sweeping finalized rule that will overhaul the managedMedicaid program to the Office of Management and Budget for review. The 653-page proposed version of the rule suggested the biggest changes in Medicaid managed-care regulations in more than a decade. It would cap insurer profits, require states to more rigorously supervise the adequacy of plans’ provider networks, encourage states to establish quality rating systems for plans, allow more behavioral healthcare in institutional settings and encourage the growth of managed long-term care.  
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IAMERS 23rd Annual Meeting

It is not too early to register  for IAMERS 23rd Annual Meeting to be held in Charleston, SC, 4-6 May 2016 at the Charleston Place Hotel.

The registration form and additional details can be found here.

CMS Administrator Announces End of EHR Meaningful Use Program

Monday, January 18, 2016, Last week, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Andy Slavitt announced that the Electronic Health Records (EHR) Meaningful Use program will “effectively” end and be “replaced with something better.”

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