Medicare and medicaid

Ascension Michigan agrees to pay $ 2.8 million after doctor performs unnecessary hysterectomies

item SOUTHFIELD, Michigan. – A Michigan health care provider has agreed to pay the federal government $ 2.8 million to address claims a doctor performed unnecessary hysterectomies and other services, officials said Thursday. The agreement settles false billing claims made by Ascension Michigan against Medicare, Medicaid and another federal insurance …

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Health Affairs Policy Spotlight: The Biden Health Program with Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, US Department of Health and Human Services

Event August 12, 2021 Overview Brief description A Health Affairs virtual event series featuring in-depth conversations with influential health policy experts in Washington and across the country. register here Face-to-face with Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, US Department of Health and Human Services On Thursday August …

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Cerus Corporation Announces CMS Granted New Technology Top-Up Payment for INTERCEPT Fibrinogen Complex

CONCORD, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Cerus Corporation (Nasdaq: CERS) today announced that the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has granted a new Technology Top-Up Payment (NTAP) for INTERCEPT Fibrinogen Complex under Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)). The NTAP was granted as part of …

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