Insider Intel - August 15 2019
Recorded live webinar conducted by APTA regulatory and payment and policy staff free to APTA members, covering the proposed Medicare Fee Schedule. Accompanying slides are included.
Insider Intel - May 22, 2019
Topics discussed: Inpatient Hospital and LTCH PPS, IRF PPS, and SNF PPS proposed rules, and commercial payer and coding updates.
Insider Intel - November 28, 2018
Topics discussed: MIPs, Home Health Patient-Drive Groupings Model, Commercial Payer Updates, and more.
Insider Intel - September 19, 2018
Topics discussed: Quality Payment Program - MIPS and Advanced APMs and the Skilled Nursing Facility Patient Driven Payment Model.
Insider Intel - July 18, 2018
Topics discussed: CY 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, proposed rule, MIPS, the CY 2019 Home Health PPS Proposed rule, and commercial payment updates.
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.