TITLE

Let's Be Reasonable

AUTHOR(S)
McBride, Scott
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Venulex Legal Summaries;2002 Q4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the publication of an interim rule by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on December 13, 2002, regarding the inherent reasonableness adjustments process for all Medicare Part B services. Exempted from this rule are services paid under the Medicare physician fee schedule or prospective payment system. The new rule allows CMS more flexibility to make adjustments to payment rates and to ensure that the rates are reasonable and equitable.
ACCESSION #
23541346

 

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