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“Double Dip” Effectively Approved by Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Last week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued Release No. 104 to Manufacturers and Release No. 180, which invalidated earlier agency releases addressing the treatment under the Medicaid drug rebate program of Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) purchases by Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities.

Medicare Inpatient Hospital Proposed Rule for Fiscal Year 2014 Released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2014 on April 26, 2013.  The proposed rule addresses changes in payment rates for general acute care and long-term care hospitals effective October 1, 2013, as well as revisions to the Hospital Value-Based

Medicare Inpatient Hospital Rule for Fiscal Year 2013 Released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2013 on April 24, 2011.  The proposed rule addresses changes in payment rates for acute care and long-term care hospitals effective October 1, 2012, as well as revisions to the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing

Preliminary Code Decisions Issued by CMS

On April 9, 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued preliminary decisions on requests for a Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code effective January 1, 2013 for drugs and biologicals.  The preliminary decisions are available via the CMS website.  These decisions will be discussed at a public meeting to be held at