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Washington Watch Weekly--September 7, 2018

The ASCRS•ASOA Health Information Technology (HIT) Committee is seeking to provide members with information to assist them in evaluating their practice IT needs.

As we have reported, CMS has released 2017 MIPS feedback reports, which include information on 2019 payment adjustments. To view your 2019...

On Wednesday, the House Ways and Means (W&M) Committee marked up several Medicare-related bills, among them...

Letter Highlights Red Tape Faced by Physicians, Addresses Such ASCRS Priority Issues as Prior Authorization and E/M Code Changes

Speaking to the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee, U.S.

Next Thursday, September 13, the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee (E&C), chaired by Rep.

On Thursday, September 13 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET, CMS will host an Open Door Forum on the New Medicare Card.

This week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched a new pilot, “Quality in 510(k) (Quik) Review Program,” to help improve review times for medical devices.

CMS has released two hardship exception applications for program year 2018 for payment year 2020 on the Quality Payment Program web page, including: the...