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Long-term care providers will be able to appeal certain Medicare claims decisions without going through an administrative law judge hearing, the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) announced Thursday.
So far, some providers have been put through a wringer without enough verification that it's been worth it, according to a new Government Accountability Office report.
Group purchasing organizations are making costs lower for long-term care operators and other healthcare providers, asserts a recent report from the Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative (HGPII).
Even the states that have committed to expanding their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act want additional guidance from the government, a new federal report finds.
Lawmakers are asking Medicare contractors for more information about how they go about identifying and reporting potentially fraudulent payments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
A tax credit designed to make it easier for small businesses to offer health insurance is underused, a government report finds.
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