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MGMA Washington Connexion 2011 Archive

MGMA Washington Connexion alerts MGMA members to regulatory and health legislation issues affecting medical group practices. This e-newsletter is sent as news breaks from Washington, D.C. Subscribe  


2011 Issues

Expanding Item - View MoreDecember 28, 2011 – MGMA submits comments on reducing government regulations

Expanding Item - View MoreDecember 22, 2011 – Breaking news

Expanding Item - View MoreDecember 21, 2011 – Fate of SGR cut uncertain - congressional standoff continues

Expanding Item - View MoreDecember 19, 2011 – Special Edition: SGR update

Expanding Item - View MoreDecember 14, 2011 – Two-year SGR patch passes House - outcome uncertain

Expanding Item - View MoreDecember 12, 2011 – Special edition

Expanding Item - View MoreDecember 7, 2011 – Congress continues debate on SGR

Expanding Item - View MoreNovember 30, 2011 – HHS delays Stage 2 of Meaningful Use until 2014

Expanding Item - View MoreNovember 23, 2011 – CMS delays HIPAA Version 5010 enforcement for 90 days

Expanding Item - View MoreNovember 16, 2011 – MGMA urges Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to repeal the SGR

Expanding Item - View MoreNovember 9, 2011 – Are claims attachments causing problems in your practice? Tell MGMA

Expanding Item - View MoreNovember 2, 2011 – Special Alert: CMS extends e-prescribing hardship exemption deadline to Nov. 8

Expanding Item - View MoreNovember 2, 2011 – CMS finalizes 2012 Medicare physician fee schedule

Expanding Item - View MoreOctober 26, 2011 – Medicare Shared Savings Program “ACO” rule finalized

Expanding Item - View MoreOctober 19, 2011 – Join MGMA government affairs staff at Annual Conference

Expanding Item - View MoreOctober 12, 2011 – MGMA concern: Vendors, plans not ready for 5010

Expanding Item - View MoreOctober 5, 2011 – MGMA opposes MedPAC’s SGR proposal

Expanding Item - View MoreSeptember 28, 2011 – Three things you can do to help avert the 29.5 percent Medicare payment cut

Expanding Item - View MoreSeptember 21, 2011 – CMS finalizes Medicaid RAC rule

Expanding Item - View MoreSeptember 14, 2011 – How would a 29.5 percent Medicare cut impact your practice? Tell MGMA

Expanding Item - View MoreSeptember 7, 2011 – MGMA supports standardized operating rules for insurance eligibility and claim status transactions

Expanding Item - View MoreAugust 31, 2011 – MGMA comments on proposed 2012 Medicare physician fee schedule

Expanding Item - View MoreAugust 24, 2011 – New committee has opportunity to repeal SGR, Contact your representatives now!

Expanding Item - View MoreAugust 17, 2011 – Share your HIPAA security perspectives in a HIMSS-MGMA Survey

Expanding Item - View MoreAugust 8, 2011 – CMS release article on Medicare 2013 enrollment revalidation initiative

Expanding Item - View MoreAugust 3, 2011 – MGMA requests your input on payer performance

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 27, 2011 – MGMA releases analysis of the proposed 2012 Medicare physician fee schedule for members

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 20, 2011 – MGMA urges Congress to fix SGR in deficit reduction package

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 13, 2011 – Opposition to IPAB grows on Capitol Hill

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 6, 2011 – MGMA needs your input on critical privacy regulations

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 5, 2011 – CMS release 2012 proposed physician fee schedule

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 29, 2011 – MGMA calls for SGR repeal in deficit reduction plan

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 22, 2011 – MGMA testifies on HIPAA version 5010 issues

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 15, 2011 – Avoiding 2012 Medicare e-prescribing penalties

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 8, 2011 – CMS proposes rule on use of Medicare claims data to assess physician performance

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 2, 2011 – MGMA comments on ACO rules on behalf of medical groups

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 25, 2011 – CMS designates June 15 as National HIPAA Version 5010 Testing Day

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 18, 2011 – MGMA's Jessee participates in ACO briefing

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 11, 2011 – CMS permits practice administrators to register and attest for meaningful use

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 4, 2011 – Less than 60 days until e-prescribing penalties

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 2, 2011 – CMS: RACs recovered $162 million in overpayments in 2011

Expanding Item - View MoreApr. 20, 2011 – MGMA provides analysis and implications of proposed ACO rule to members

Expanding Item - View MoreApr. 13, 2011 – Congress prepares to approve FY 2011 budget

Expanding Item - View MoreMar. 31, 2011 – Proposed rule implementing ACOs released

Expanding Item - View MoreMar. 30, 2011 – Medicare EHR meaningful use attestation to begin April 18

Expanding Item - View MoreMar. 23, 2011 – CMS releases new EHR incentive FAQs

Expanding Item - View MoreMar. 16, 2011 – MGMA urges CMS to modify e-prescribing penalty process

Expanding Item - View MoreMar. 14, 2011 – MGMA comments on draft Meaningful Use Stage II requirements

Expanding Item - View MoreMar. 2, 2011 – CMS Highlights E-prescribing Penalties in MLN Matters

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 23, 2011 – HIPAA Version 5010 transaction standards are coming. How prepared is your practice?

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 8, 2011 – CMS announces process to address inaccurate payments for some 2010 claims

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 26, 2011 – Bipartisan medical liability reform bill introduced in House

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 19, 2011 – CMS launches physician compare website

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 12, 2011 – Top 10 things for practice executives to watch in 2011

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 5, 2011 – CMS releases revised 2011 RVU files and announces 2011 conversion factor

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