CMS Boosting Dialysis Centers Budgets By 190 Million Dollars

CMS ( Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services) will increase compensation to dialysis centers by 190 million dollars. In addition, the centers will receive an additional $30 million in co-pays from Medicare beneficiaries. This will bring their total increase to 220 million.     CMS is encouraging providers to use new renal dialysis drugs, and…

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Medicare Developing Direct Pay Model For Seniors, Primary Physicians

Medicare ( The Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services) announced it is exploring a direct-provider payment model for seniors. The beneficiary will be primary care physicians. This program would directly pay primary care physicians and multi-specialty group practices that provide services to Medicare Advantage and Medicaid beneficiaries. It replaces the existing fee schedule with fixed,…

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