CMS Delays Mandatory Cardiac-Pay Bundle, Joint-Replacement Bundle Expansion

By Michelle M. Stein
February 21, 2017 at 10:59 AM
CMS delayed the mandatory cardiac care bundle and expansion of the hip-and-knee replacement bundle until March 21 in line with the regulatory freeze President Donald Trump implemented shortly after taking office. Other final rules that were in the Federal Register but not yet implemented when Trump instituted the regulatory freeze include rules on the use of new or increased pass-through payments in Medicaid, home health conditions of participation and an HHS rule on Medicare appeals. A Federal Register...

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