Connecticut Health Care News

MedNotes – President Signed Bill to Avoid Medicare Cuts

U.S. House Passes Legislation to Prevent 2% Medicare Cut Until 2022 / Bill Signed by the President Earlier this week the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation, H.R. 1868, to extend until the end of the year the 2% -- or $18 billion-- Medicare...

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HCMA MedNotes – April 8, 2021

Streamline your Work Flow and Save Time Free Integration to the CT Prescription Drug Monitoring Program The Connecticut Department The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Drug Control Division received $1.3 million dollars in funding from the Center of...

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HCMA MedNotes -Medicare Claims on Hold

U.S. Senate Passes Measure to Prevent 2% Medicare Sequester Cut; House Expected to Follow Suit in Mid-April This past week the US Senate voted 90-2 to pass an agreement reached to extend the 2% Medicare sequester moratorium that expires on April 1. The bipartisan...

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HCMA MedNotes – Summary of the American Rescue Plan

March 16, 2021 The American Rescue Plan, a historic bill to further address the coronavirus and remedy the economic harm caused to the American people, passed both chambers in Congress and signed by President Biden on Thursday, March 11. Read More

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HCMA ALERT – How To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine

Connecticut is currently in Phase 1a of the COVID-19 Vaccine roll-out. Those individual in group 1a who are eligible to receive the vaccine include: Physicians and other Healthcare Personnel: all paid and unpaid persons serving in healthcare settings who have the...

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Alert – COVID Relief Package and Impact on Physicians

COVID RELIEF PACKAGE The President signed into law the COVID-19 relief package that he had previously threatened to veto. The measure contains a number of far-reaching proposals that impact physicians, including helping to prevent or reduce significant Medicare cuts...

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