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HCMA MedNotes February 24, 2022
COVID Testing and Reimbursement On Jan. 10, 2022, the Departments of Labor and the Health and Human Services released guidance to support the Administration’s directive that health insurers and group health plans cover, subject to certain criteria, the cost of...
“Federal No Surprises Act – One month in. What have we learned? What questions remain?”
Thank you to those who were able to attend Garfunkel Wild's February 1, 2022 webinar on "Federal No Surprises Act – One month in. What have we learned? What questions remain?" For those who were unable to attend, we have uploaded the presentation to download here. You...
HCMA MedNotes – Federal No Surprises Act Information and Webinar
HCMA MedNotes -Medicare 2022 Claims Adjustment Changes
HCMA MedNotes – CT Physician to run for U.S. Congress
Connecticut physician, Michael T. Goldstein, MD, JD, who is a long-time resident of Greenwich, CT, has decided to run for the 4th Congressional District of Connecticut against incumbent democrat, Jim Himes. Read More
FCMA MedNotes – Legislature to Study Viability of Physician Practices
CT Legislature Establishes Work Group to Study Viability of Physician Practices The Connecticut Office of Health Strategy (OHS) recently established a work group to study physician practices in Connecticut (CT), pursuant to Public Act 21-129. Read more
HCMA MedNotes EEOC Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccination
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”) updated its informalguidance on COVID-19 vaccination policies and employer sponsored vaccinationincentive programs. Read more
HCMA MedNotes October 21, 2021
Electronic Delivery of Medicaid/HUSKY - Re-Enrollment and Other Time Sensitive Communications. With the COVID pandemic starting in early 2020, some physicians may have missed the two bulletins from the CT Department of Social Services concerning the electronic...
HCMA MedNotes – Statewide Health Information Exchange – Connie
In early May, 2021, the state of Connecticut launched Connie, the statewide health information exchange. Connie was established pursuant to CGS Sec. 17b-59d to empower patients to make effective health care decisions, promote patient-centered care, improve the...
MedNotes – September 24, 2021- Annual Medicare Update Planned for Late Fall
CT Insurance Department Approved Health Plan Rate Increases The Connecticut Insurance Department issued its final rulings on 15 health insurance rate filings for the 2022 individual and small group markets. The filings were made by 11 health insurers for plans that...