Washington Watch Weekly

More information?

Washington Watch Weekly--October 13, 2017

On October 18, 2017, the Physician Compare 30-day preview period will officially open.

As we alerted you earlier this week, CMS and its contractor, Acumen, LLC, began notifying ophthalmologists who have at least 10 attributed cataract episodes in the performance period between June...

Throughout the month of October, ASCRS and the Alliance of Specialty Medicine are participating in meetings on Capitol Hill in a concentrated effort to urge lawmakers to make technical changes to...

Last week, Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT) asked CMS to share input the agency received from Medicare stakeholders in response to its request for “positive solutions to better...

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) is partnering with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (...

Under the MACRA statute, solo practitioners and group practices have the ability to join together in “virtual” groups to participate in MIPS.

On October 19, from 1:30–3:00 p.m. ET, CMS will host a webinar to provide an overview of 2016 Annual Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs).