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CMS proposes to expand coverage for Next Generation Sequencing tests for certain cancer patients Health Alert

On Tuesday, October 29, CMS issued a "Proposed Decision Memo for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for Medicare Beneficiaries with Advanced Cancer" (Proposed Decision Memo) that would expand ...

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HHS tackles barriers to value-based care: Part two – Substantial Stark Law regulatory revisions proposed Health Alert

Along with proposed Stark Law exceptions designed to accommodate value-based care models, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS or the agency) proposed additional revisions...

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HHS tackles barriers to value-based care: Part 1 – new protections for value-based arrangements under Stark and the AKS and other key AKS changes

Nearly a decade after the Affordable Care Act signaled a transition of the U.S. health care system to value-based care, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published on...

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A bit more Sunshine: CMS proposes collecting additional information on manufacturer payments under the Open Payments program Health Alert

Device and drug manufacturers got a small surprise in the annual Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule (at 40,713-16) issued late in July by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...

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Senate Finance Committee releases details of drug pricing bill Life Sciences & Health Care Alert

Yesterday, the Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) released a description of The Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of...

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CMS Radiation Oncology Model proposed rule – summary and early insights Health Alert

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced new details of a proposed bundled payment model for radiation oncology services (RO Model), which would make...

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New anti-kickback prohibition in opioid bill creates tangled web of compliance obligations Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Alert

On October 3, the U.S. Congress passed H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act (the SUPPORT...

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