Power Play: Washington Week in Review

Power Play: Washington Week in Review Nov. 7

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NEW Logo_PPSV_transparent_smallWeek in Brief

CMS Issues Final Rule with Comment Period Revising Payment Policies Under the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System; Rule Implements Site-Neutral Payment Policies.

HHS Commences Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment for 2017.


Department of Health and Human Services

October 31

CMS Awards Five Contracts to the Next Round of Medicare Fee-for-Service Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC).

November 1

CMS Announces FY 2017 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program Results and FY 2018 New Program Requirements.

November 2

FDA Submits Proposed Collection of Information Regarding Human Tissue Intended for Transplantation.

CMS Releases Final Rule Addressing the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Part B Payment Policies, the Medicare Shared Savings Program, and the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model.

November 3

CMS Publishes Final Rule Updating the Home Health Prospective Payment System Payment Rates, Updating the Home Health Quality Reporting Program, and Finalizing Changes to the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model.

November 4

CMS Issues Final Rule Updating the End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System.

Other News

October 27

CRS Releases Reports,

For more information about this issue of Power Play: Washington Week in Review or more legislative and regulatory updates, contact the Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville Government Relations and Public Policy group at (202) 466-6550.

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