Michigan regulators are reviewing whether to reopen an investigation of the Detroit Medical Center after a dirty surgical tool was intercepted before a surgery just one day after the state ended its investigation at the healthcare system, The Detroit News reported.
Agrawal, an emergency medicine physician, was previously director of the Center for Program Integrity at the CMS.
Since the Affordable Care Act eliminated certain out-of-pocket costs, the mammography rate has increased, according to a study published Monday.
The CMS issued a two-year pass to physicians and group practices because of a glitch with quality reporting measures based on a recent update to the ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes.
In setting standards for home health agencies to participate in Medicare and Medicaid, the federal agency took steps to bolster patients' rights and drive coordinated, patient-centered care.
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Value-based payment is likely to survive under the Trump administration, though who leads these initiatives and how they are structured may change.
Health systems that are sharing their notes view the practice as another step toward achieving full transparency in healthcare, one that builds on opening up access to lab results and X-ray images and helps patients get more involved in their own medical care.
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As a growing proportion of Medicare dollars are funneled into value-based payment programs, providers are increasingly concerned about accounting for the impact of social risk factors on performance.
The CMS is about to try rewarding hospitals that can get eligible patients to show up for cardiac rehabilitation. But cardiologists think it will take something more creative than financial incentives to get some patients to go.
A new study estimates that 32,000 fewer patients would die every year if patient outcomes under male physicians matched those of female physicians.