Mike Cassidy, Esq

Mr. Cassidy is a shareholder at Tucker Arensberg and is chair of the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group; he also serves as legal counsel to ACMS. He can be reached at (412) 594-5515 or mcassidy@tuckerlaw.com.

Recent Posts

CMS issues hospital price transparency rules

By Mike Cassidy, Esq on Mar 16, 2019 11:30:00 AM

As part of the 2019 Medicare annual inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) fee schedule update, CMS has added a “rule” requiring hospitals to publish a list of standard charges beginning January 2019. CMS announced this initiative as follows:

Topics: Bulletin CMS
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Federal and Pennsylvania Telehealth Developments

By Mike Cassidy, Esq on Sep 17, 2018 12:38:00 PM

  1. Introduction

CMS has been actively promoting telehealth since 2000, when Social Security Act §1834(m) was adopted, and CMS has continued to expand the covered telehealth services. Pennsylvania is a late comer to the telehealth legislative field, but its proposed Telemedicine Act is a comprehensive payment parity and state licensing/enabling piece of legislation.

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