APTA's "Insider Intel" calls give PTs, PTAs, and administrative staff the chance to learn about the latest and most pressing payment and regulatory issues, as well as pose questions to staff experts.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
2:00 pm-2:30 pm ET
Topics to Be Discussed: CY 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, proposed rule, MIPS, the CY 2019 Home Health PPS Proposed rule, and commercial payment updates
Note: Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Recordings will be posted following each call for anyone who cannot attend.
Specific topics for each call will be posted as they are determined before each event.
Insider Intel - May 16, 2018
Topics discussed: inpatient and long-term care hospital PPS proposed rules, inpatient rehabilitation facility proposed rule, skilled nursing facility PPS proposed rule (hopefully), and any other hot issues in the federal regulatory space.
Insider Intel - March 14, 2018
Topics discussed: A review of congressional changes to Medicare policies, including therapy cap, physician fee schedule, targeted medical review, and the home health PPS.
Insider Intel: February 15, 2018
Topics discussed: additional details and frequently asked questions related to the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 signed into law on February 9. The budget deal included a permanent fix to Medicare’s hard cap on outpatient therapy services, changes to the home health payment system, funding for CHIP, and more.
Insider Intel - December 13, 2017
Topics discussed: CY 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule, therapy cap, TRICARE, home health and outpatient prospective payment systems, Quality Payment Program, Merit-based Incentive Payment Program, CJR
Insider Intel: September 20, 2017
Topics discussed: FY 2018 IRF and SNF final rules, the CY 2018 home health proposed rule, and the new emergency preparedness requirements for Medicare and Medicaid participating providers and suppliers.
Insider Intel: July 19, 2017
Topics included several recently proposed CMS rules, including the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, Skilled Nursing Facility New Proposed Payment Methodology, and Quality Payment Program (MACRA).
Insider Intel: April 26, 2017
Hot topics in federal advocacy
Insider Intel: February 22, 2017
Topics discuss included: MIPS voluntary reporting,
Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation,
The Cardiac Care, and CJR Episodic Payment Model Final Rule,as well as information on the new Medicare rules and regulations for 2017
Insider Intel Recording: November 9, 2016
Discussion topics include: Final Medicare 2017 physician fee schedule, with emphasis on using new evaluation and reevaluation codes; final rules for home health and outpatient prospective payment system; and MACRA and IMPACT implementation.
Insider Intel Highlights and Recording: August 17, 2016
Discussion topics include: 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule with a special emphasis on new evaluation and reevaluation codes and Home Health proposed rule.
Insider Intel Transcript - June 15, 2016 (.pdf)
Topics discussed: Proposed MACRA rule highlights, new MMR process, IMPACT implementation which is payment reform for postacute care providers, and implementation of the SNF payroll-based journal. Note: The audio recording for this webinar is not available.