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BHA Partners with Alcon to Conduct Real-World Study Highlighting Efficiencies of Optical Biometer in Cataract Surgery

2020-12-15T16:09:39-05:00

Alcon, a global leader in eye care, collaborated with Boston Healthcare to conduct a Time-and-Motion Study to support the value communication of its novel swept-source optical coherence tomography biometer, ARGOS®.

BHA Partners with Alcon to Conduct Real-World Study Highlighting Efficiencies of Optical Biometer in Cataract Surgery2020-12-15T16:09:39-05:00

China Payment Reform: 2020 Update

2020-11-03T17:26:56-05:00

The pilot of implementing a diagnosis-related group (DRG) payment model to inpatient hospital care, a major initiative of China’s ongoing healthcare reform, started in 2019. Boston Healthcare Associates has been vigilant in tracking this strategic topic given the implications on the industry and the healthcare ecosystem as a whole.

China Payment Reform: 2020 Update2020-11-03T17:26:56-05:00

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

2020-11-02T11:46:40-05:00

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 Pathway2020-11-02T11:46:40-05:00

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