Therapy Caps Exception Process
Officials from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Tuesday clarified how the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 will affect the therapy cap exceptions process.
The bundling of payments to post-acute providers and an overhaul of the therapy caps exception process were just two of the Medicare changes that the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) floated last week.
GOP bill would extend Medicare therapy caps exceptions process, delay physician pay cut for two yearsDecember 09, 2011
House Republicans introduced legislation Friday that would extend the outpatient therapy caps exception process. Without Congressional action, the caps would go back into full effect Jan. 1. The proposed legislation also would postpone huge Medicare doctor pay cuts by two years through a package that would scuttle parts of the healthcare reform law.