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Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals is a podcast created by the K&L Gates health care practice group to inform our clients and friends of the firm about the latest developments in health law. If you would like to provide feedback or would like to suggest a topic for a future episode of Triage, please contact usUse the icons below to subscribe to Triage via your favorite podcast app to have our episodes delivered directly to you as they become available.

Jun 14, 2018

In September 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a Survey and Certification memo which created interpretive guidelines for compliance with the statutory requirement that hospitals be “primarily engaged” in providing inpatient care. In this episode, Joe Leahy provides an update on recent...


Jun 7, 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently proposed certain changes to the existing satellite facility rules in its Inpatient Prospective Payment System (“IPPS”) and Long Term Acute Care Hospital (“LTCH”) Prospective Payment System proposed rule for fiscal year 2019. In this episode,...


Sep 15, 2017

This episode explains the proposed changes to the site-neutral payment rule for off-campus hospital outpatient departments for CY 2018, as discussed in both the recent Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rules. While the CY 2018 OPPS proposed rule...


Jun 8, 2017

This episode explores the proposed changes to the hospital within a hospital (“HwH”) rules, which were published in the Federal Register on April 14, 2017 as part of the Fiscal Year 2018 Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System and Long Term Acute Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Proposed...


Jan 31, 2017

This is the fourth segment in a four-part series about the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System CY 2017 Final Rule and its impact on reimbursement for items and services furnished in off-campus hospital outpatient provider-based departments.

Speaker: Joe Leahy

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