Executive order aims to drive innovation in End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) and ESRD Quality Incentive Program (QIP), and modernize payment for Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
Today at the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) Annual Meeting, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma for the first time walked through the agency’s comprehensive strategy to improve patients’ access to emerging technologies.
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized innovative changes to the Medicare payment rules for Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) and the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) programs. The policies aim to increase access to items and services for patients, drive competition and increase affordability.
On the heels of the Rural Health Strategy released yesterday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued an interim final rule with comment period to increase the fee schedule rates from June 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018, for certain durable medical equipment items and services.
As part of the Administration’s efforts to make our healthcare system more transparent, affordable, and accountable, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted a new data set as part of the Provider Utilization and Payment files.