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Celebrating Community – Congratulations to our newest EPIC Awards winner

Today, we are thrilled to announce that Kris Marshall has been selected as PCG’s newest EPIC Awards winner for her unwavering commitment to Community, which has positively affected colleagues across the firm, the firm itself, our clients, and those they serve.

9. June 2021
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    U.S. Supreme Court Medicare Case Tests Scope of “Chevron” Doctrine

    The American Hospital Association (AHA) and a number of hospitals have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case raising whether “Chevron” deference should apply when a law being interpreted prevents a court’s ability to weigh the lawfulness of a particular agency action. 

    • 1. June 2021
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    A U.S. Court of Appeals Panel Upholds Health and Human Services (HHS) Medicare Outpatient Off-Site Payment Reduction Policy

    On July 17, 2020, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia reversed a lower court decision and held that the HHS policy of reducing Medicare payment to off-site outpatient hospital sites for certain services did not have to be budget neutral.

    • 27. July 2020
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    CMS offers new model for emergency medical triage and transportation

    On February 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), outlined a new model for emergency medical triage, treatment, and transportation services. CMS will offer Medicare reimbursement through the new model to transport patients to hospital emergency departments as well as other destinations appropriate to patient needs, such as primary care physicians and urgent care clinics.

    • 21. February 2019
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    HHS releases proposed rules on electronic health data

    On February 11, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), released proposed rules on appropriate access, exchange, and use of data obtained through electronic health records. ONC’s proposed rules would implement provisions in Title IV of the 21st Century Cures Act, which prohibits improper technical barriers to information exchange, often referred to as “information blocking.”

    • 15. February 2019