To keep you informed about important developments in health care policy and practice, VNSNY has developed the following News You Can Use briefs:
- CMS Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement. New CMS Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) mandatory bundled payments initiative, beginning April 2016.
- ACP Reimbursement. CMS expands Medicare reimbursement for advance care planning in 2016.
- New York State CARE Act. Effective April 23, 2016, New York State CARE Act requires hospitals to educate and support caregivers providing post-discharge care at home.
- CHHA or LHCSA. The differing roles of a CHHA and a LHCSA, and when it’s appropriate to refer patients to each.