Tag: Medicare Programs


The CMS repeals rule allowing coverage of breakthrough technologies for Medicare patients

CMS is exploring a new rule due to concerns raised and operational challenges. The rule that would have allowed access to Food and Drug Administration-designated and -approved technologies for Medicare patients suffering from illnesses and conditions that existing treatments and technologies are unable to address. CMS is exploring a new rule due to concerns raised […]
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AMGA Pushes Congress to Prevent 10% Medicare Payment Cut

The industry group urged lawmakers to stop proposed cuts to Medicare payment for physicians as outlined in recent legislation and regulation. Medical groups are urging Congress to prevent significant cuts to Medicare payment that could be triggered by recent spending bills and a proposed rule from CMS. In a letter to Congressional leaders, AMGA (American […]
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Remote Patient Monitoring, Telehealth Support Value-Based Contracts

  The COVID-19 pandemic has blown the doors wide open on telehealth, especially with new reimbursement parity policies. But value-based contracts can support the growing interest in remote patient monitoring and other virtual care services beyond the pandemic, according to telehealth experts at the Revenue Cycle Management Summit. “Remote patient monitoring programs are growing,” Andrew […]
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Surprise Billing Fight Escalates As Providers Win Arbitration Add To House Bill

The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed the No Surprises Act with a provider-backed amendment adding an arbitration clause Wednesday afternoon. It will now head to the full House for consideration. Dive Brief: The House Energy and Commerce Committee is planning to add third-party arbitration to its surprise billing legislation, the No Surprises Act, on […]
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