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CMS to Hold Open Forum on Two Midnight Benchmark for Inpatient Hospital Admission

Posted on 9/25/2013 by NTOCC ® in Public Policy Updates

On Tuesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it will be holding a special open door forum, “Discussion of the Hospital Inpatient Admission Order and Certification 2 Midnight Benchmark for Inpatient Hospital Admission” on Thursday, September 26th from 2:00pm ET– 3:00pm ET. The conference call will allow hospitals, practitioners, and other interested parties to ask questions on the physician order and physician certification, inpatient hospital admission and medical review criteria that were released on August 2, 2013 in the proposed FY 2014 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Payment Rule.

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National Transitions of Care Coalition to Host Regional Summit in Atlanta

Posted on 9/10/2013 by NTOCC ® in Press Releases

The National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC), an organization focused on addressing and improving patient care transitions in the U.S. health care system, is set to host the Atlanta Regional Transitions of Care (TOC) Summit this fall to raise awareness about the challenges of poor transitions and present solutions. Online registration is available for this one-day event, scheduled October 17, 2013, at Loudermilk Conference Center in Atlanta, GA.

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