Tag Archives: ACA

CMS Proposes New Fraud and Abuse Rules

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued new proposed fraud and abuse rules in accordance with requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — first known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).  Section 6501(a) of ACA added Social Security section 1866(j), and required CMS to establish screening procedures for … Continue Reading

CMS Announces New Stark Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol

  New – Medicare Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol CMS has published the self referral disclosre protocol required by ACA. Link and announcement below. Analysis will be posted next week. Section 6409(a) of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ACA requires the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, in cooperation with the Inspector General of … Continue Reading