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CMS Should Disclose Doc Incentive Payments Tied To Delivery Reforms, AdvaMed Says

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Now that a federal court has lifted an injunction blocking CMS from releasing Medicare payment data linked to individual physicians, device firms see an opportunity for the agency to disclose payments doctors receive as incentives for participating in accountable care organizations and bundled payment initiatives. AdvaMed says the incentives could encourage physicians to stint on care.

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