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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) for Business

The recently enacted “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”)” is a sweeping tax package. Here’s an overview of some of the more important business tax changes in the new law. Unless otherwise noted, the changes are effective for tax years beginning in 2018.Continue Reading..

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) for Individuals

The recently enacted “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)” is a sweeping tax package. Here’s a look at some of the more important elements of the new law that have an impact on individuals. Unless otherwise noted, the changes are effective for tax years beginning in 2018 through 2025.Continue Reading..

CMS QMB Remittance Advice Issue Alert

CMS QMB Remittance Advice Issue Alert

CMS has issued a “QMB Remittance Advice Issue” alert on Tuesday. CMS says that on December 8th, 2017, the system will revert back to the previous display of patient responsibility for QMBs on the Medicare RA. CMS suggests that you may want to hold QMB related claims and submit them after December 8thContinue Reading..

Northern California Wildfires – Disaster Exceptions/Exemptions for Medicare Certified Providers

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Hurricane and Wildfire Disaster Information

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CMS Declared Public Health Emergencies-All Hazards SE17035 Medicare FFS response to 2017 California wildfires

SE17035 Medicare FFS response to 2017 California wildfires

Final rule implementing the Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment Models mandatory bundled payment program.

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Confidently address MDS 3.0 trouble areas

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CMS has posted an updated fact sheet with information on requirements for the SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP) FY 2018 reporting year.

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Newly Reformed Requirements of Participation for SNFs Issued

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CMS has issued the proposed rule for the skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system (PPS) fiscal year (FY) 2017 update.

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