CMS Program Integrity Rulemaking Process Issued May 5

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid published an interim final rule on May 5, 2010, that begins implementation of certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) relating to Medicare and Medicaid program integrity. The regulations, with a comment period ending on July 6, 2010 (the effective date for the regulations) include changes to enrollment requirements and proper documentation of referrals. You can view the interim final rule here.

For more information on Medicare and Medicaid, please contact Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Robert S. Iwrey, Esq., or Abby Pendleton, Esq. at (248) 996-8510.