Health Care

Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Teams Up with New Health Analytics to Develop MS-DRG Grouper, Calculator & Analyzer

New Decision Support Tool Increases Claims Accuracy March 17, 2015 — Wolters Kluwer Law & Business has partnered with New Health Analytics (NHA) to take the complexity out of Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) by developing the only stand-alone MS-DRG Grouper, Calculator & Analyzer on the market. Before MS-DRG Grouper, Calculator & Analyzer, healthcare providers, […]

Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Introduces Health Reform KnowlEDGE™ Center to Provide Single Source Health Reform Information

Web-based tool offers unique solution for tracking Affordable Care Act implementation New York, NY (February 3, 2014) — Page Content Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, the leading provider of research products and software solutions in key specialty areas for legal, regulatory and business professionals, today announced The Health Reform KnowlEDGE™ Center, a single destination site for […]

Wolters Kluwer Adds New Mobile Feature to Legal News Dailies

Wolters Kluwer Adds New Mobile Feature to Legal News Dailies “Who’s In the News” is Daily Index of Law Firms and Companies Involved in Breaking News NEW YORK – January 29, 2013 – Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, the leading global provider of intelligent solutions for legal and business professionals, today announced they have added a […]

Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Delivers Breaking News and Expert Analysis for the Legal Professional – Online and Via Mobile Apps

Daily Reporting Suite Specialty Topics include: Antitrust, Securities Regulation, Health Law, Employment Law & Intellectual Property NEW YORK – December 3, 2012 – Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, the leading global provider of intelligent solutions and expertise for legal and business professionals, today announced the release of the Wolters Kluwer Daily Reporting Suite, the Company’s […]

Costs Less; Covers Fewer People: A New Look at the Health Reform Law

One of the basic facts that often gets lost in the millions of bytes of text that have been written about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is that its most significant provisions do not even go into effect until January 2014. Since the law was enacted, politicians, pundits, professors, actuaries and the general […]

CCH® Medicare — 5/17/11

Medicare and Medicaid Court action by one state agency against another allowed by Supreme Court A federal court may hear a lawsuit for prospective relief against state agency officials brought by another agency of the same state, the U.S. Supreme Court has held. The Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy (VOPA) had filed a complaint […]

CCH® Medicare — 5/16/11

Medicare and Medicaid Court upholds denial of loss claims after merger The district court properly upheld the CMS Administrator’s denial of a hospital group’s reimbursement claims arising from the merger of two hospital corporations, according to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The hospital group argued unsuccessfully that the denial of their […]

CCH® Medicare — 5/13/11

Medicare and Medicaid Hospice wage index Proposed rule issued for fiscal year 2012 CMS has proposed the new hospice wage index for fiscal year (FY) 2012 which would increase Medicare payments to hospices by an estimated 2.3 percent for FY 2012, and CMS expects Medicare hospice payments to increase by $310 million overall in FY […]

Hospice wage index Proposed rule issued for fiscal year 2012

Medicare and Medicaid Hospice wage index Proposed rule issued for fiscal year 2012 CMS has proposed the new hospice wage index for fiscal year (FY) 2012 which would increase Medicare payments to hospices by an estimated 2.3 percent for FY 2012, and CMS expects Medicare hospice payments to increase by $310 million overall in FY […]

SNF PPS Proposed rule FY 2012

Medicare and Medicaid SNF PPS Proposed rule FY 2012 CMS has proposed several changes to the skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2012. The most significant issue faced by CMS regarding the SNF PPS FY 2012 is how to set the FY 2012 payments rates. CMS is considering two […]