Enforcement begins on a new Medicare rule that mandates a personal encounter for the initial certification of home health and hospice services. ... Enforcement began April 1 for the new rule published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
While compliance with the new regulations may seem onerous, they aren't without justification. ... It's probably a good time to say to your associates, ‘Are you aware of the new regulations and please tell us if you're doing what you need to do
issue looks at how the new regulations are specifically affecting physicians. ... International Conference, held in New Orleans last November, with a pair of stories from each.