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US House Panel Advances Bill Allowing Medicare Coverage Of Eyeglasses, Hearing Aids, Dental Services
Bills permitting Medicare coverage of eyeglasses, hearing aids, dental implants and the exams needed for prescriptions for these medical products were approved by the US House Energy and Commerce Committee on 17 October, and passed onto the full House for its consideration.
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US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bill Cassidy recently sent a letter to FDA acting commissioner Ned Sharpless prodding him to provide them details by 1 November on how the agency plans to regulate medical device servicers that may actually be remanufacturing devices.
As digital health becomes more ubiquitous in the medical device space, industry advocacy group AdvaMed has launched a Center for Digital Health to aggregate its resources and coordinate efforts to lobby the government on behalf of digital-health companies.
Louisiana-based pharmacogenetic testing company UTC Laboratories and its three principals have agreed to pay $42.6m to resolve allegations that the company violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks for referrals and providing tests that were not medically necessary.
A bill that would promote genetic testing for infants and children, introduced by California Rep. Eric Swallwell, is gaining support in the US House of Representatives.
Where's The Beef? Trump Executive Order On Agency Transparency A Nothingburger For FDA, Lacks Teeth To Tackle True Guidance Doc Issues, Expert Says
President Trump signed an executive order on 9 October that aims for government agency transparency around guidance documents, enforcement, inspections and other areas. But longtime industry expert Steve Niedelman of the law firm King & Spalding says the order will have virtually no impact on how the US FDA conducts business. In fact, Trump's order does nothing to tackle legitimate gripes from industry around things like guidance docs.
MITA Questions MRI, CT, Hospital Cost-Reporting Methods In Comments On Medicare Outpatient Pay Proposal
The Medical Imaging Technology Alliance (MITA) told the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that hospital cost-reporting practices for advanced imaging procedures do not reflect the true costs of imaging services, in comments on the agency’s outpatient rule.
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