Tag Archives: Physician Ownership

MedPAC Meeting

On October 2-3, 2008, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is meeting to discuss a number of health care policy issues, including reporting of physicians’ financial relationships, medical education training, MA payment and quality, frequently-rehospitalized skilled nursing facility patients, the use of drug data in risk adjustment, the psychiatric hospital prospective payment system, and health … Continue Reading

Medicaid Regulations Moratoria/Physician Ownership Restrictions Advance

On May 22, 2008, the Senate approved a version of the fiscal year (FY) 2008 emergency supplemental appropriations bill, H.R. 2642. The Senate bill would extend a current moratorium on implementation of certain Medicaid regulations and block additional rules through April 1, 2009. The rules affected by the legislation involve: payments to public safety net institutions; coverage of … Continue Reading