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CMS Proposes Changes to Part B Medicare Reimbursement for Physician-Administered Drugs Approved Under the 505(b)(2) Approval Pathway

2020-09-11T08:45:03-04:00

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) intends to alter assignment of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II codes for certain physician-administered 505(b)(2) drugs. 

CMS Proposes Changes to Part B Medicare Reimbursement for Physician-Administered Drugs Approved Under the 505(b)(2) Approval Pathway2020-09-11T08:45:03-04:00

Medicare Clarifies Confusion Over Tests Covered by the NGS NCD

2020-08-04T14:58:26-04:00

Recently, Medicare published two CRs associated with the NGS NCD, identifying covered tests and associated CPT and ICD-10 diagnosis codes. These CRs (CR11655 and CR11749) indicated that MSK-IMPACT and MyMRD NGS Panel were nationally covered under the NGS NCD.

Medicare Clarifies Confusion Over Tests Covered by the NGS NCD2020-08-04T14:58:26-04:00

CMS New Technology Add-On Payment FY 2021 Proposed Rule

2020-07-08T14:59:54-04:00

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ NTAP program is a system enacted by Congress and implemented in 2001 designed to enable the adoption of new and clinically beneficial medical technologies used during inpatient hospital stays regularly paid under Medicare’s inpatient prospective payment system.

CMS New Technology Add-On Payment FY 2021 Proposed Rule2020-07-08T14:59:54-04:00

ICER Quietly Moves to a Pure Digital Health Assessment

2020-07-08T14:56:46-04:00

ICER has quietly moved forward with their first foray into a pure digital health assessment: their revised scoping document for analysis of digital apps in opioid use disorder was recently released.

ICER Quietly Moves to a Pure Digital Health Assessment2020-07-08T14:56:46-04:00

An Overview of Digital Health in China

2020-05-06T13:19:09-04:00

We recently discussed the challenges and opportunities for diagnostic players amidst and post- the COVID-19 chaos in the context of China’s health care system. In this issue, we will discuss another industry sector that may benefit from this global pandemic, digital health.

An Overview of Digital Health in China2020-05-06T13:19:09-04:00

Boston Healthcare’s Webinar Library

2020-08-04T14:18:15-04:00

Browse a variety of recent webinars presented by the team at Boston Healthcare Associates. We will regularly update this library of free life science webinars as we continue to produce them throughout 2020.

Boston Healthcare’s Webinar Library2020-08-04T14:18:15-04:00