Chad Mulvany, FHFMA

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Chad Mulvany, FHFMA

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Connecticut’s launch of a bundled payment program for its employee health plan is part of an effort to save the state $185 million | HFMA

HFMA’s Chad Mulvany says some state governments, like Connecticut, have high enough volumes that COVID-19 may accelerate their adoption of value-based payment models.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA December 10, 2020

COVID-19-induced revenue issues and staffing challenges causing some PCP practices to close their doors

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says if Congress passes another COVID-19 relief bill, which includes an additional PRF appropriation, it will address the PCP’s short-term financial issues, but will not solve staffing issues.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA November 24, 2020

HHS Provider Relief Fund clarifications provide much-needed information

Several clarifications related to the treatment of depreciation, expenses for stockpiling PPE and revenue to the HHS Provider Relief Fund (PRF) FAQs were released Nov. 18 by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA November 24, 2020

CMMI releases interim final rule detailing the payment model for separately payable Part B drugs

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says it is likely drug manufacturers will sue to stop the rule, and they may have several strong legal arguments that would at least delay, if not overturn the rule.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA November 24, 2020

What can providers do as COVID-19 poses increased headwinds to uninsured rate

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says as the number of uninsured patients increases, providers will need to have medical accounts resolution processes in place that stress patient education and engagement as early in the process as possible.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA November 12, 2020

California v. Texas: What’s next?

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says we won’t know the outcome of the case until sometime in the first half of next year.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA November 10, 2020

HHS Provider Relief Fund updates include clarifications, confirmations and redefinitions

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says while HHS’s reinterpretations and additional clarifications are generally much appreciated, there are a number of additional items that HHS needs to address.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA November 10, 2020

COVID-19 exacerbates bankruptcy for at-risk hospitals

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says there will be a greater number of hospital bankruptcies the longer Congress and the administration dither on additional relief to providers and if more providers have to reduce the volume of non-emergent services due to spiking COVID-19 cases.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA November 9, 2020

COVID-19 interim final rule focus: Increased Medicare payment for qualifying COVID-19 treatment

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says HFMA believes CMS should modify the NCTAP payment as HFMA is concerned that payment methodology will not cover the cost of qualifying new COVID-19 treatments provided to Medicare beneficiaries.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA November 6, 2020

Physicians score well in Quality Payment Program but receive little for it

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program needs to be simplified to allow all providers to participate without it being overly burdensome.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA November 5, 2020