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Healthcare Professionals / Progress Notes / Govt. Affairs/Reimbursement

Be sure to monitor this site for information on key legislative issues. This site will be updated as issues are identified and reported by news sources.


We are family
9/12/2014

Now, for the first time, hospital claims for inpatient hospitalization and physician claims for inpatient services are related.

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Healthy PA program gains federal approval
9/12/2014

Learn how this new initiative impacts your patients.

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Room for improvement with two-midnight rule
8/15/2014

Read how you can help.

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Medicare 2014 Inpatient Policy Final Rule
11/11/2013

FAQs for LGH Medical and Dental Staff.

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The future of health care, according to cardiologist Dr. Eric Topol
7/3/2013 – "There's a big shake-up coming" to healthcare, cardiologist Eric Topol, MD, told attendees at the annual conference of America's Health Insurance Plans.  Read more


LGH to participate in CMS Bundled Payment for Care Improvement initiative
4/6/2013

Lancaster General Hospital has been selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement initiative.

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Doc fix in fiscal cliff plan stops physician pay cuts but hits hospital payments
1/7/2013

Legislation passed by Congress New Year’s Day to avoid the fiscal cliff would stop a scheduled payment cut in Medicare physician payments, but hospitals will have to bear a major part of financing that pays for the fix.

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Recovery Auditors looking at your inpatient admission documentation
8/15/2012

Medicare’s Recovery Auditors (formerly known as RACs) are looking at the medical necessity of your inpatient admissions.

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Supreme Court ruling on ACA: Status quo for now, long term physician concern is impact on reimbursement
7/17/2012

On June 28th, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 majority opinion upholding the health care reform law's (ACA) individual mandate.

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