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CMS Requests “National Conversation” About Improving Medicare
JD Supra, April 18, 2017
CMS proposed payment rule aims to ease regulatory burden
Fierce Healthcare, April 17, 2017
CMS releases mixed payment rules for inpatient, long-term care
Healthcare Finance News, April 14, 2017
Greenville Memorial no longer under threat of losing $495M in Medicare/Medicaid funding
Greenville Journal, April 13, 2017
2018 Medicare Part C and D Rate Updates Released
Lexology, April 13, 2017
CMS data shows racial, ethnic, gender disparities in Medicare Advantage care
Healthcare Finance News, April 13, 2017
Care Transitions Common at End of Life for Medicare Recipients
Physician's Briefing, April 12, 2017
HHS’s Price Urges Doctors to Submit Ideas for Medicare Pay Models
Bloomberg BNA, April 12, 2017
Medicare Advantage, Part D Programs Finalized for Next Year
Pharmacy Times, April 12, 2017
How Humana will be affected by a Medicare payment increase
Biz Journals, April 6, 2017
CMS: Payers May See 2.95% Rise in Medicare Advantage Revenue
HealthPayer Intelligence, April 6, 2017

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ‘Immediate Jeopardy’ Citations on the Rise
Levin & Perconti, April 17, 2017

Medicare Still on the Chopping Block
Talking Points Memo, April 12, 2017

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MACRA and MIPS: The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System- American Academy of Neurology  

MACRA and MIPS: The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System- American Academy of Neurology

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CMS: National Standardized Medicare Cost Breakdown, 2015

1. Total Spending - $9,171
2. Inpatient Spending - $2,572
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 Source: CMS

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