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Group Files Complaint With CMS Over Dialysis Facility Star Ratings

Published by¬†Bloomberg BNA December 19, 2014 Development: Group files challenge with CMS about facility quality measures, saying ratings are distorted by social and demographic factors. A group representing patients has filed what it called a challenge to the CMS’s dialysis facility quality measures. Dialysis Patient Citizens announced Dec. 16 its challenge filed with the Centers…

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Providers Upset House Used Previous SGR Offsets For Non-Medicare Bill

Published by Inside Health Policy John Wilkerson December 5, 2014 Health care providers are angry the House cut pay for Medicare services by nearly $1.2 billion to offset legislation that is unrelated to Medicare and are urging the Senate to reject the offsets, two of which had previously been used to defray the cost of…

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