CMS Proposes More Change to Provider Enrollment

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On July 13, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the CY 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule. In the rule, CMS proposes several changes to the Medicare provider enrollment requirements that apply to all provider types, including home health and hospice providers. There are also several provider enrollment provisions for […]

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CMS Releases Medicaid Access and Managed Care Rules

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Today, April 27, 2023, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a pair of proposed regulations that will significantly impact the Medicaid program if finalized. The two rules jointly address a wide range of issues regarding access to and payment for Medicaid services. Read on for highlights of today’s announcement. Look for upcoming […]

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CMS Stakeholder Call on Medicaid and CHIP Access

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking feedback on topics related to health care access in the Medicaid program. Specifically, CMS is interested in hearing from a broad array of stakeholders on topics relating to: enrolling in and maintaining coverage, accessing health care services and supports, and ensuring adequate provider payment rates […]

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Administration Begins American Rescue Plan Rural Funding to Support Providers Impacted by Pandemic

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Today, Tuesday, November 23, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), released the vast majority ($7.5 billion) of the $8.5 billion American Rescue Plan (ARP) Rural payments to providers and suppliers who served rural Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Medicare beneficiaries from January 1, 2019 through September […]

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Administration Begins American Rescue Plan Rural Funding to Support Providers Impacted by Pandemic

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Tuesday, November 23, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), released the vast majority ($7.5 billion) of the $8.5 billion American Rescue Plan (ARP) Rural payments to providers and suppliers who served rural Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Medicare beneficiaries from January 1, 2019 through September 30, […]

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Administration Begins American Rescue Plan Rural Funding to Support Providers Impacted by Pandemic

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Today, Tuesday, November 23, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), released the vast majority ($7.5 billion) of the $8.5 billion American Rescue Plan (ARP) Rural payments to providers and suppliers who served rural Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Medicare beneficiaries from January 1, 2019 through September […]

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Biden Admin Issues Guidance to States on Required Medicaid and CHIP Coverage for COVID-19-Related Treatment

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance to states about the statutory requirement for states to cover COVID-19-related treatment without cost-sharing in Medicaid and CHIP for many seniors, low-income adults, pregnant women, children, and people with disabilities who receive health coverage through these programs. This life-saving health care coverage, supported through the American […]

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Biden Admin Issues Guidance to States on Required Medicaid and CHIP Coverage for COVID-19-Related Treatment

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance to states about the statutory requirement for states to cover COVID-19-related treatment without cost-sharing in Medicaid and CHIP for many seniors, low-income adults, pregnant women, children, and people with disabilities who receive health coverage through these programs. This life-saving health care coverage, supported through the […]

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HHS Announces $25.5 Billion in COVID-19 Provider Funding

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Combined application for American Rescue Plan rural funding and Provider Relief Fund Phase 4 will open on September 29 The Biden Administration announced Friday, September 10, that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is making $25.5 billion in new funding available for health care […]

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HHS Announces $25.5 Billion in COVID-19 Provider Funding

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Combined application for American Rescue Plan rural funding and Provider Relief Fund Phase 4 will open on September 29 The Biden Administration announced Friday, September 10, that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is making $25.5 billion in new funding available for health care […]

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