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On August 9, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would set a new direction for the Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program).
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Today’s notice of proposed rulemaking, “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Methodology for the HHS-operated Permanent Risk Adjustment Program for 2018 Proposed Rule,” proposes to adopt the risk adjustment methodology that HHS previously established for the 2018 benefit year which uses the statewide average premium in the payment transfer formula.
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Agency is providing flexibility through private sector tools to negotiate lower prescription drug prices on behalf of beneficiaries.
Fact sheet
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced much-needed competition and negotiation into the market for physician-administered and other Part B medications that will result in better deals and lower drug costs for patients. As part of the agency’s ongoing activities to deliver on President Trump’s promises outlined in his American Patients First Blueprint, CMS will provide Medicare Advantage plans the option of applying step therapy for physician-administered and other Part B drugs in a way that lowers costs and improves the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries.
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(As prepared for delivery – August 6, 2018)
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Changes in the Inpatient Prospective Payment System and Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System final rule will advance price transparency and electronic health records.