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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Attorney General Imposes Improved Protections for UPMC Jameson Merger

  Written by Michael A. Cassidy, Esq. History of Transaction The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania entered a Final Order on March 23, 2016 approving the acquisition of Jameson Hospital in New Castle, Pennsylvania by UPMC.  … Continue reading

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March 2016 BULLETIN Available

Articles Materia Medica ……………….. 113 Empliciti® (elotuzumab): A new approach to ‘SLAM’ relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma Victoria LaMonaca, PharmD Legal Report …………………… 116 Has there been actual Medicare reform? Michael A. Cassidy, Esq. Special Report ……………….. 118 Information, support for foster … Continue reading

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CMS Provider Enrollment Revalidations

      Revalidations Section 6401 (a) of the Affordable Care Act established a requirement for all enrolled providers/suppliers to revalidate their Medicare enrollment information under new enrollment screening criteria. CMS has completed its initial round of revalidations and will … Continue reading

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Highmark ACA Exchange Plans Fee Schedule Reduction

As you are aware, Highmark has announced a cut of approximately 4% effective April 1 in the fee schedules for patients insured by ACA Exchange products as part of their efforts to offset massive losses in those plans. ACMS has … Continue reading

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