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MGMA Washington Connection 2017 Archive

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Expanding Item - View More Jul. 19, 2017 – MGMA to CMS: release electronics attachments rule

Expanding Item - View More Jul. 13, 2017 – Regulatory Alert: CMS releases proposed 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule

Expanding Item - View More Jul. 12, 2017 – OCR FAQs on Section 1557 clarify member questions on language assistance requirements

Expanding Item - View More Jul. 5, 2017 – Medical liability reform bill passes House

Expanding Item - View More Jun. 28, 2017 – Senate delays vote on healthcare reform legislation

Expanding Item - View More Jun. 21, 2017 – Upcoming deadline: Meaningful Use hardship exception

Expanding Item - View More Jun. 20, 2017 – Regulatory Alert: Medicare proposes 2018 MIPS and APMs changes

Expanding Item - View More Jun. 14, 2017 – New PQRS report outlines measure trends and 2017 penalties

Expanding Item - View More Jun. 7, 2017 – MGMA to CMS: Add Medicare Advantage value-based payment contracts to Advanced APM list

Expanding Item - View More May 31, 2017 – MGMA poll: What is your greatest regulatory burden?

Expanding Item - View More May 24, 2017 – Locum tenens arrangements renamed and narrowly expanded

Expanding Item - View More May 17, 2017 – MGMA to CMS: Address significant concerns with planned changes to patient ID cards

Expanding Item - View More May 10, 2017 – MGMA endorses Congressional telehealth bill

Expanding Item - View More May 4, 2017 – American Health Care Act (AHCA) passes House, advances to Senate*Special Alert*

Expanding Item - View More May 3, 2017 – New MGMA resource: Reporting global codes post-operative data

Expanding Item - View More Apr. 26, 2017 – 2017 MIPS eligibility letters in the mail

Expanding Item - View More Apr. 19, 2017 – Approved 2017 MIPS registry list released

Expanding Item - View More Apr. 12, 2017 – MGMA to Congress: Act on patient matching

Expanding Item - View More Apr. 5, 2017 – MGMA to CMS: Minimize PAMA reporting burden and further extend deadline

Expanding Item - View More Mar. 29, 2017 – CMS delays start of hospital-based bundled payment models

Expanding Item - View More Mar. 22, 2017 – House expected to vote on AHCA tomorrow

Expanding Item - View More Mar. 15, 2017 – MGMA to CMS: Release past due MIPS eligibility notifications

Expanding Item - View More Mar. 8, 2017 – House Republicans release ACA repeal and replace legislation

Expanding Item - View More Mar. 1, 2017 – President Trump outlines ideas for ACA overhaul in address to Congress

Expanding Item - View More Feb. 22, 2017 – MGMA FAQs answer top MIPS questions on reporting timeframes and more

Expanding Item - View More Feb. 15, 2017 – MGMA calls for regulatory relief in letter to new HHS Secretary

Expanding Item - View More Feb. 8, 2017 – CMS extends Meaingful Use attestation deadline

Expanding Item - View More Feb. 1, 2017 – MACRA slide deck: Educate your practice on Medicare payment reform

Expanding Item - View More Jan. 25, 2017 – New Administration signals significant policy shifts

Expanding Item - View More Jan. 23, 2017 – Live Q&A with CMS official tomorrow*Special Alert*

Expanding Item - View More Jan. 18, 2017 – Live Q&A with CMS MIPS expert

Expanding Item - View More Jan. 11, 2017 – Top Ten Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2017

Expanding Item - View More Jan. 4, 2017 – New Congress begins, starts process to repeal and replace the ACA

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