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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation announces emergency transportation model

On February 14, 2019, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) announced the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model that aims to transform the ambulance system.  Medicare-enrolled ambulance service suppliers and hospital-owned ambulance providers will participate in the … Continue reading

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Reimbursement of retiree Medicare premiums found to be a form of deferred compensation may not be unilaterally discontinued by the employer

Reimbursement of  retiree Medicare premiums found to be a form of deferred compensation may not be unilaterally discontinued by the employerHolloway v City of Albany, 2019 NY Slip Op 00940, Appellate Division, Third DepartmentIn 2012 the Firefighters' Union [Union] filed … Continue reading

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Medicare Recipients Must Watch the Line Dividing Home Health Care From Non-Medical In-Home Care

The difference between “home health care” and “non-medical in-home care” is not always clear, but it is a distinction with a big difference. “Home health care” is covered by Medicare, but “non-medical in-home care” is not. Littman Krooks Elder Care … Continue reading

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CMS Launches New Medicare Part D Payment Modernization Model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a new Medicare Part D Payment Modernization Model (Part D Model), which will be tested by the CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.  CMS unveiled the Part D Model … Continue reading

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CMS Announces Significant Expansion of and Increased Flexibility under Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) Model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is making extensive revisions to its Medicare Advantage (MA) Value-Based Insurance Design model in order “to contribute to the modernization of Medicare Advantage through increasing choice, lowering cost, and improving the quality … Continue reading

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