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NortonRoseFulbrightLogoHealth Law Update

Norton Rose Fulbright
April 21, 2014
3 pages

In this Issue:

  • OIG recommends equal Medicare payment rates for surgical procedures performed in hospital outpatient departments and ambulatory surgery centers
  • NY and US government reach agreement on Medicaid waiver
  • ACA enrollment reaches eight million people
  • CMS proposes updated fire safety standards
  • American Hospital Association files complaint against two-midnight rule

KingSpaldingLogoHealth Headlines

King & Spalding
April 21, 2014
3 pages

In this Issue:

  • OIG Recommends Reduction in Hospital Outpatient Rates for Certain Procedures that Can Be Performed in ASCs
  • OIG Reports Limited Compliance with Face-to-Face Certification Requirement for Home Health
  • American Hospital Association and Hospital Groups File Challenge to Medicare's Two Midnight Rule and Other Hospital Payment Policies

NortonRoseFulbrightLogoHealth law update

Norton Rose Fulbright
April 17, 2014
3 pages

In this Issue:

  • Medicare publishes physician-specific payment data, industry fears FCA claims will follow
  • OIG terminates opinion, finding $1 changes in discounts may induce improper referrals
  • OIG finds $2 billion in payments for home health claims made in error based on lack of proper documentation
  • Reports indicate DME competitive billing has generally met program requirements