CMS Reaches Out on Opioid Misuse

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently mailed letters to all Medicare fee-for-service providers about work to reduce opioid misuse by people covered by Medicare. The letter touches on three initiatives including a “roadmap” to help frame the...

AAHKS and AAOS Leaders Meet with CMS

Representatives from AAHKS and AAOS met with CMS staff this week to discuss the previously reported Medicare Learning Network (MLN) newsletter, that was released in order to help clarify how the removal of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) from the inpatient only list...

CMS Reaches Out to Clarify TKA Removal from IPO List

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a Medicare Learning Network (MLN) newsletter to help clarify a final rule that removes total knee arthroplasty from the inpatient only list. AAHKS and AAOS will be meeting with CMS later this month to...

We Need Your TKA Input on Quality Audits

When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) removed total knee arthroplasty (TKA) from the inpatient-only list, it committed to suspending audits by Medicare Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) for two years. The suspension was to serve as a grace period...

AAHKS Represented at the AMA RUC Meeting

AAHKS was represented by Adam Sassoon, MD, MS, at this week’s AMA Relative Value Update Committee (RUC) Meeting. The RUC is the AMA body that describes the resources and time required to provide physician services in developing RVUs and makes recommendations to the...
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