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CMS Releases Final Rules on Home Health, Primary Care and Dialysis Facility Payments

In a busy week leading up to the election, CMS released several final rules, including final rules pertaining to the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS), Medicaid payments made to certain primary care physicians and the Home Health Prospective Payment System. ESRD PPS Final Rule In a final rule released on November 2nd, CMS

Holiday Reading for the Dialysis Industry – CMS Proposed Rule on 2013 Dialysis Payment System

Just in time for the 4th of July holiday, CMS released its proposed rule addressing the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) prospective payment system (PPS) for calendar year 2013.  Calendar year 2013 represents the third year of a transition period, in which some dialysis facilities are paid based on a combination of 75% of the ESRD PPS amounts and 25% of