CMS Needs to Hear From You on Proposed TJA Cuts!

Earlier this month the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the CY 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule. The proposal significantly impacts hip and knee surgeons by devaluing the primary procedures you perform by 5.4% work...

CMS Proposes Cuts to Total Joint Arthroplasty

On August 4, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule for the 2021 calendar year. The proposal significantly impacts hip and knee surgeons and their health care professional teams by devaluing the...

CMS Proposed Rule Adds Hip Replacement to ASC List

CMS also released the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System proposed rule for 2021. Here CMS has proposed the elimination of the inpatient only list (IPO), which would mean removal of nearly...

CARES Act Relief Application Deadline Extended

The deadline for application by eligible Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) physicians and organizations for funds from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund has been extended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to August 3....

AAHKS Signs CMS Emergency Waivers Letter

This week AAHKS joined the AMA and more than 100 other specialty and state medical societies in writing to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in support of temporary waivers for health care providers during the COVID-19 public health emergency....

AAHKS Comments on Hip Fracture DRGs

AAHKS submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding their proposed rule for FY2021 Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS). Within the proposed rule, CMS delineated development of two new proposed DRGs...
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