7/22/2015 -- NAPHS comment letter to CMS on IMD exclusion provision in proposed rule on "Medicaid & Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Programs; Medicaid Managed Care, etc."
7/20/2015 -- NAPHS Action Alert: "IPFQR Tips to Avoid Errors During Submission of Web-based Measure Data for FY2016"
7/15/2015 -- CMS proposed rule: "Medicare: Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule & Other Revisions to Part B for CY16" (see p.41710 requesting comments on Colalborative Care Models for common behavioral health conditions)
7/8/2015 -- CMS proposed rule on the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system/partial hospitalization program (OPPS/PHP) rates for CY16
7/24/15 -- NAPHS SUPPORTS IMD CHANGE IN MEDICAID/CHIP MANAGED CARE PROPOSED RULE AND SUGGESTS IMPROVEMENTS.
►As of May 2015:
The Facility Guidelines Institute is new publisher for the Design Guide for the Built Environment of Behavioral Health Facilities.