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  1. CMS proposes that ambulance service beneficiary signature requirement be relaxed

    Ambulance services may have a little extra paperwork to do (CMS estimate: just 5 minutes per run, though that starts to adds up . . .), but then won’t be dinged if they fail to get a beneficiary or representative…

  2. IDTF rule changes proposed as part of 2008 Medicare physician fee schedule

    The 2008 MPFS includes proposed changes to IDTF enrollment requirements, clarifying and amending some of the changes made last year (see the IDTF-related excerpt from the rulemaking discussion): 1. An IDTF must name its Medicare contractor as certificate

  3. Health Wonk Review is up at Colorado Health Insurance Insider

    The latest edition of HWR is up at Colorado Health Insurance Insider. Kudos to Jay Norris for presenting a terrific anthology — Sicko-infused, but not over the top. I guess I was too busy checking out the proposed 2008 Medicare…

  4. 2008 HOPPS (hospital outpatient prospective payment system) and ASC payment system changes and rates released today by CMS

    Today, CMS issued proposed changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and CY 2008 rates, as well as proposed changes to the ASC payment system and CY 2008 rates. Peruse the text of the 2008 HOPPS regulations and ASC…