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Apr 03 2014

President Signs Legislation with Doc Fix Patch & ICD-10 and Two-Midnight Rule Delays

The President has signed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, which includes a temporary Doc Fix patch, a delay in ICD-10 implementation until at least October 1, 2015, and a six month extension – through March 31, 2015 – for compliance with the two-midnight rule.

For more information on the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, please see von Briesen's blog post here. The post includes the full language, as well as additional details regarding the sustainable growth rate, ICD-10, and the two-midnight rule.