Washington Roundup, June/July 2012
The latest medical device regulatory and reimbursement news from Elsevier Business Intelligence’s “The Gray Sheet.” This month we report on accountable care organizations and a new device adverse event smartphone app.
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When it comes to waiving fraud and abuse laws for accountable care organizations, health care providers and device companies are on distinctly opposite sides of the fence.
A reimbursement expert in CMS' new Innovation Center said he is encouraged by case studies showing how providers and payers are revamping the way health care is delivered and paid for in the U.S.