Washington Report – July 2018

(COVERS ACTIVITY BETWEEN 6/1/18 AND 6/30/18)

CMS Releases 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

Administration Proposes Major Changes to Evaluation and Management Coding

CMS Proposes 2019 MIPS Reporting Year Requirements

CMS Soliciting Public Feedback on Price Transparency and EHR Interoperability

CMS Extends Deadline for Requesting Appeal of 2017 MIPS Performance Score

House of Representatives Passes Package of Healthcare Bills

CMS Proposes Expanding Site Neutral Payments for Hospital Outpatient Services

PFS Includes Demonstration for Medicare Advantage MIPS Exemption

Despite Proposed MIPS Changes, Stakeholders Say More Improvements are Needed

Social Security Number Removal Initiative Update

CMS Transmittals