ADVERTISEMENT

MGMA Washington Connexion 2012 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  


2012 Issues

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 21, 2012 – Fiscal cliff negotiations stall; SGR hangs in the balance

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 19, 2012 – CMS warns of potential claims processing issues - Demand Congress act now on SGR

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 12, 2012 – CMS to send 2013 e-prescribing penalty notification letters

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 5, 2012 – CMS PQRS tools for 2013 now available

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 28, 2012 – Fiscal cliff looms; SGR in play

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 21, 2012 – CMS posts fee schedule addenda and RVU files

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 7, 2012 – CMS automates eRx penalty exemptions for certain Meaningful Use participants

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 1, 2012 – Final 2013 Medicare physician fee schedule rule released

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 31, 2012 – CMS publishes final 2014 meaningful use clinical quality measures

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 24, 2012 – Member study: Practices willing to explore Medicare innovations; SGR threat stifles progress

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 17, 2012 – MGMA joins medical community offering principles to Congress for SGR transition

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 10, 2012 – 2011 Medicare e-prescribing incentive payments, feedback reports released

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 3, 2012 – Medicare place of service policy revised, delayed

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 26, 2012 – How would a 27 percent Medicare cut impact your practice? Tell MGMA

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 19, 2012 – CMS releases updated Medicaid RAC info

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 12, 2012 – MGMA, AMA demand Congress halt crippling Medicare cut

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 5, 2012 – Member benefit: Meaningful Use Stage 2 webinar

Expanding Item - View MoreAug 29, 2012 – Meaningful Use Stage 1 and 2 comparative chart

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 23, 2012 – Special Alert: CMS releases final rule for Meaningful Use Stage 2

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 22, 2012 – Begin meaningful use reporting now for full $44K incentive

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 15, 2012 – New PECOS improvements prior to Phase 2 of ordering/referring

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 8, 2012 – Participate now in MGMA's payer study

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 1, 2012 – Meaningful Use audits begin

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 25, 2012 – Proposed 2013 Medicare fee schedule: Exclusive member analysis

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 18, 2012 – CMS finalizes new regulation to standardize electronic funds transfer

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 11, 2012 – HHS releases HIPAA privacy audit details

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 6, 2012 – CMS releases 2013 proposed physician fee schedule rule

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 3, 2012 – Detailed MGMA analysis of the Supreme Court's ACA ruling

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 28, 2012 – Supreme Court issues healthcare reform ruling

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 27, 2012 – Participate in the MGMA Congressional Site Visit Campaign!

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 20, 2012 – CMS releases FAQs on three-day window; MGMA/AMA request further delay in policy

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 13, 2012 – CMS announces additional round of advance payment ACOs

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 6, 2012 – E-prescribing penalty deadline looms

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 30, 2012 – MGMA presses Congress for Medicare physician payment reform

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 23, 2012 – New member tool to navigate RAC appeals

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 16, 2012 – MGMA to CMS: Extend e-prescribing deadline; harmonize quality reporting programs

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 9, 2012 – MGMA comments on meaningful use Stage 2 proposal

Expanding 

Item - View MoreMay 2, 2012 – Senate Finance Committee focuses on healthcare fraud

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 25, 2012 – CMS releases final rule on Medicare ordering/referring

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 18, 2012 – MGMA asks for major changes to 60-day overpayment rule

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 11, 2012 – MGMA, others comment on RAC prepayment review demo

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 4, 2012 – MGMA to CMS: synchronize quality reporting, re-evaluate penalties

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 29, 2012 – CMS delays POS policy in response to MGMA advocacy

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 28, 2012 – Supreme Court hears health reform arguments

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 21, 2012 – CMS now accepting 2013 e-prescribing hardship exemption requests

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 15, 2012 – CMS agrees to MGMA request for additional 5010 enforcement delay

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 14, 2012 – MGMA comments on Electronic Funds Transfer rule

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 7, 2012 – Exclusive MGMA legal analysis: Current and proposed 60 day overpayment requirements

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 29, 2012 – Congress pushes for repeal of IPAB

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 22, 2012 – Reminder: Medicare quality and EHR program deadlines approaching

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 15, 2012 – Conferees close in on SGR deal

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 8, 2012 – CMS to start two demonstration projects aimed at improper payments June 1

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 1, 2012 – MGMA to HHS: 5010 causing major payment disruptions for medical practices

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 25, 2012 – MGMA urges Congress to use unspent defense funds to pay for SGR repeal

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 18, 2012 – MGMA launches "5010 WATCH" to identify claim submission problems

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 11, 2012 – Top 10 government issues for practice executives to watch in 2012

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 4, 2012 – Beware of RAC letters coming from MACs

Legislation, Regulation and Advocacy home
All MGMA publications

 

Contact Information

Contact Congress Contact Congress

Login


Not a Member?

Members have the opportunity to interact directly with the MGMA Government Affairs staff. 

Sign up for a 30-day MGMA trial!


Benefits of becoming an MGMA member:

  • Weekly Washington Connection e-newsletter
  • Access to expert Government Affairs staff
  • Timely resources and articles