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OTPs: New Medicare Benefit Proposed Rule Listening Session
Opioid Treatment Programs (OTP)

When: Tuesday, September 24, 2019, from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

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Starting January 1, 2020, under the CY 2020 Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to pay Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) through bundled payments for opioid use disorder treatment services for people with Medicare Part B, including medication-assisted treatment medications, toxicology testing, and counseling.

During this listening session, CMS experts briefly cover OTP provisions from the proposed rule and address your clarifying questions to help you formulate your written comments for formal submission. Note:

  • Feedback received during this listening session is not a substitute for your formal comments on the rule. Submit your comments online, or see the proposed rule for information on other methods for submitting comments by the deadline of September 27, 2019.
  • This content was presented at a previous listening session on August 12. 

Target Audience: Certified and accredited OTPs and related staff, as well as interested stakeholders. 

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