CMS says states can exempt hospitals from NDC-reporting requirements
- States may win new Medicaid role. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;8/20/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 34, p7
Reports on a proposal by the United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services which would enable states to have greater control over Medicaid enrollees' rights. Benefits to Medicaid beneficiaries; Criticism of Families USA on the proposal.
- Final AMP rule marks big victory for Rx. // Chain Drug Review;11/22/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p1
The article reports on the final rule that withdraws provisions of the Medicaid pharmacy reimbursement formula under the average manufacturer price (AMP) model by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
- The "30-minute Rule:" Dangerous to Patient Safety. // Illinois Nurse;Mar2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p4
The article warns that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) 30-minute medication policy on drug administration poses significant risks to nurses and patients and reports that a panel was convened to develop best practices on timely drug administration.
- Medicaid changes coming. // State Government News;Jan2002, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p9
Reports on the decision of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to change the Medicaid reimbursement formula which allows states to get additional Medicaid reimbursements. Estimated cost savings from the change in the reimbursement formula; Information on the upper-payment limit...
- Staffing shortages present obstacle to new access regs. // State Health Watch;12/1/2011, p8
The article reports on the difficult challenges faced by state Medicaid agencies in complying with the proposed rule on access reviews issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). It states that with budgetary pressures, workforce shortages and other constraints, states'...
- CMS widens audits, hones in on Part A claims, expert says. Berklan, James M. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Jun2013, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p12
The article focuses on the view of care compliance expert Leah Klusch who states that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has increased the scrutiny of Part A claims of Medicare to prevent the Medicare fraud and has also released the Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPIC) audit.
- When Should You Send a Resident to the Emergency Room for Suicidality? // MDS Alert;2011, Vol. 9 Issue 10, pp100
The article discusses how nurses should respond when they encounter a resident who wants to die. Renee Henry, a nurse and health insurance specialist for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), says that residents do not want to live their life and these residents are already followed...
- New emergency care guidance from CMS. // Medical Device Daily;4/30/2007, Vol. 11 Issue 82, p3
The article reports on the emergency care guidance for hospitals issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Under the guidance, all medical emergencies should be appraised by hospitals. The CMS also requires medicare-participating hospitals to have a physician on site or...
- Study: New imaging efficiency measure for ED use of CT for headaches not reliable or accurate. Brooks, Dorothy // ED Management;Apr2012, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p47
The article discusses the study regarding the problems with the efficiency of new imaging measure issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the use of computed tomography (CT) in emergency department (ED) for headaches.