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HHS Delays Effective Date of Final Rule

Posted on: March 23, 2017



On March 20, HHS issued a statement delaying the effective date of the Final Rule as it applies to three new EPMs. The start date has been changed from July 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017 for:

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Important CMS Announcement: New Mandatory Cardiac Bundles & Updates to CJR Proposed for 2017

Posted on: July 29, 2016

On the heels of a successful launch of the Comprehensive Care Joint Replacement (CJR) bundled payment program this past year, CMS is expanding their crusade to reduce cost and enhance care.

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Tags: Healthcare Reform Expertise, CMS, Health care reform, CMS Update 2017, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HealthPRO/Heritage, Cardiac Bundles, CJR