Regs & Eggs
Welcome to Regs and Eggs with Jeffrey Davis, ACEP’s weekly blog focused on federal regulatory (‘reg’) affairs! Every Thursday morning, there will be a new post about proposed or final regs, demonstrations, grant opportunities, other announcements from federal agencies, and ACEP's work to advocate for you.
If the weekly Regs and Eggs aren’t enough for breakfast, you can check out ACEP’s Regulatory Affairs overview for more updates.
September 10, 2020 • CMS Info • Medicare Info
CMS Establishes New Hospital Reimbursement Policies and Requirements
In recent Regs & Eggs posts, I have delved into the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed changes to Medicare physician payment policies for calendar year (CY) 2021 and their potent...
July 2, 2020 • Medicare Info
Medicare Payment Waivers: How Long will They Last?
ACEP continues to work to ensure that you have the resources and regulatory flexibility you need to effectively and safely treat your patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. As discussed in a previous ...
May 14, 2020 • Medicare Info
Medicare Telehealth Flexibilities…Are They Here to Stay?
On Monday, I had the opportunity to participate in a webinar sponsored by the Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative on emergency department (ED)-based telehealth models.
February 6, 2020 • Medicare Info
Big Changes are Coming to Medicaid: What these "Block Grants" Could Mean for You
Last week, the Trump Administration announced a significant policy that may affect many of the patients you serve—the Healthy Adult Opportunity (HAO). This new voluntary Medicaid initiative would prov...
January 23, 2020 • Medicare Info
Potential Changes to Non-Physician Supervision and Reimbursement Policies Coming to Medicare
You may have heard that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is considering changing existing Medicare regs around non-physician supervision requirements and reimbursement—in other words...
October 10, 2019 • Medicare Info
President Trump’s Response to “Medicare-for-All”
As you may have seen, there has been a growing movement among the public and lawmakers to push for Medicare-for-All, which would dramatically expand the current Medicare program to provide a public he...
July 29, 2019 • Medicare Info
BREAKING NEWS: Major Medicare Payment Rule Adjusts Value of Emergency Medicine Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the agency responsible for running Medicare and Medicaid, just issued their proposed Medicare physician fee schedule for 2020.