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Congress Urged to Reverse CMS Policy That Could Affect Specialists, Patients

Congress Urged to Reverse CMS Policy That Could Affect Specialists, Patients

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Many healthcare organizations are calling on Congress to reverse the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services policy that has the potential to jeopardize patient access to Part B drug therapies.

Medical Societies Urge Congress to Preserve Part B Therapy Access

Medical Societies Urge Congress to Preserve Part B Therapy Access

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Eleven medical societies in the United States are calling on Congress to preserve patient access to Part B therapies by preventing the CMS from applying Merit-based Incentive Payment System adjustments to Part B drug payments.

New Part B Drug Rule May Lead to Steep Payment Reductions for Specialists

New Part B Drug Rule May Lead to Steep Payment Reductions for Specialists

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a final rule that could result in steep payment reductions for physicians of certain specialties in 2018.

CMS Launches Initiative to Analyze Impact of Provider Regulations on Patient Care

CMS Launches Initiative to Analyze Impact of Provider Regulations on Patient Care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has launched an initiative to examine which provider regulations should be discarded or revamped amid concerns that the regulations are reducing the amount of time that physicians spend with patients.

Clinicians Have Extra Time to Read Performance Review in CMS

Clinicians Have Extra Time to Read Performance Review in CMS

Physicians have 2 extra weeks to preview their 2016 performance information as a result of a mistake related to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Physician Compare online resource.

New Tools Available to Guide Physicians Through Merit-Based Payments

New Tools Available to Guide Physicians Through Merit-Based Payments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services added new online resources to assist physicians participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System and to those exploring the opportunities available.

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