CMS Backtracks Value-Based Care Models

A final rule released by CMS on November 30 officially canceled both the Episode Payment Model and the Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model.

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CMS Announces Results of Week of ICD-10 Acknowledgement Testing

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that its week of ICD-10 acknowledgement testing this past March was a success. During this test week, testers submitted more than 127,000 claims with ICD-10 codes to the Medicare fee-for-service claims systems and received electronic acknowledgements confirming that their claims were accepted.

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