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The US Medicare agency has proposed several changes to the status quo in its planned 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule and clinical laboratory fee schedule that will impact reimbursements for telehealth services, the advanced imaging industry and clinical laboratories.
A look at what impacts a changed court could have on abortion rights, and related IUD products that device companies Bayer and Allergan make and sell, plus a peek at new contraceptive products on the horizon.
The second of a multi-part Medtech Insight feature series on what a more conservative Supreme Court could mean for future court decisions that impact the medical device industry.
Although the 25% tariffs initiated July 6 by the US Trade Representative will impact about $836m worth of medical technology entering the US from China, the administration late last week offered a process for gaining exclusions for specific products. AdvaMed members are “looking into” the process, the group said, and Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance members have already started to try to use it.
Kennedy Replacement On Supreme Court Could Impact FDA Preemption Law, Sales Of Contraceptive Devices
President Trump’s promise to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy with a new, more conservative justice could have big implications on the court’s future rulings on a range of device-related issues, from US FDA pre-emption to IUD sales, to Affordable Care Act coverage of devices.
The first of a multi-part Medtech Insight feature series on what a more conservative Supreme Court could mean for future court decisions that impact the medical device industry.
Lack of transparent pricing for health care services was discussed at a recent Senate committee hearing on high US health-care costs. Fraud and waste of products at hospitals were also on the agenda.
On this week's podcast, we discuss medtech matters that are on the radar of US lawmakers, and issues that are coming up in the courts.