posts tagged as Medicare


BDO’s Healthcare Rx: Elder Care Moves from Hospital to Home

The flurry of emerging new partnerships and M&A activity over the past few months has shown us that the future of healthcare depends on breaking down silos across the ecosystem to improve patient outcomes. The need to do so is perhaps... read more


Why More Seniors Will Start Spending Their Final Days at Home

In response to the growth of the aging population, healthcare providers are planning to focus near-term investment in home health care and models that support it. For these innovative models to be successful, patients and their providers... read more


BDO’s Healthcare Rx Newsletter: Future of Healthcare Lies in the Data

In our revamped newsletter, BDO’s Healthcare Rx, we look at how three foundational shifts and five revolutionary forces are changing healthcare. Where do opportunities lie? One clue—start with Medicare Advantage. read more


By Rachel Laureno | November 06, 2017

5 Indicators of Where Healthcare is Headed: As Seen from Inside the Beltway

At the Washington Business Journal’s recent Hospital CEO Summit in Washington, four healthcare leaders from Sibley Memorial Hospital, Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, Children’s National Health System and George Washington... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | August 17, 2017

IRS Revokes Hospital’s Tax-Exempt Status, Shedding Light on Section 501(r) Compliance Concerns

Earlier this month, the IRS released a letter revoking the tax-exempt status of a hospital for noncompliance with section 501(r) of the Internal Revenue Code. Why? The hospital failed to conduct a community health needs assessment. Tax... read more


Hospitals: How a Proposed CMS Rule Would Adjust HRRP Penalties by Proportion of Dual-Eligible Patients

CMS recently proposed a rule that would serve as a first step in creating a more level playing field for safety-net hospitals under value-based reimbursement. Our new alert explains how the rule would group hospitals, and what you need... read more


By Susan C. Sargent | March 09, 2017

2017 CMS Physician Fee Schedule Important Step Toward Achieving Population Health

On Nov. 2, 2016, the 2017 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Physician Fee Schedule was finalized, reflecting, among other changes, an emphasis on primary care efforts to drive enhanced care management and behavioral health... read more


The Best-Kept Healthcare Secret

We've seen the future of healthcare in America, and it's called PACE. The PACE (Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) integrates preventive, primary, acute, behavioral and long-term services for people at least 55 years old who... read more


By Venson Wallin | October 25, 2016

Tuomey Settlement Marks New Day for Individual Accountability in Healthcare

We knew this day was coming. The Yates Memo told us so. But for healthcare, the recent $1 million settlement between the former CEO of Tuomey Healthcare and the Justice Department turned individual accountability from a theory into a... read more


Healthcare Fraud: DOJ is at the Door, but Providers Still Face a Measurement Problem in Medicine

The Department of Justice today announced what it calls the largest healthcare fraud takedown in U.S. history. It alleges that $900 million in false Medicare billing was committed by 301 clinical professionals. read more