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Since the beginning of the Medicare program, the responsibility of processing the millions of claims submitted each year by participating healthcare providers like doctors, facilities and medical equipment companies has been lifted off the shoulders of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) regional offices. Since 2006, CMS has begun an aggressive Contracting ReformContinue Reading
Earlier this year, the U.S. government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced proposed rules that would govern Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). The guidelines, according to a government release, would: improve coordination and communication among doctors and hospitals, improve the quality of the care their patients receive, and help lower costs.