CMS Delays Rule on Coverage of Innovative Technologies and Reasonable and Necessary Definition

CMS also requests information on the rule The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an interim final rule that delays the effective date to the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) and Definition of “Reasonable and Necessary” final rule. The rule was to take effect March 15, 2021. The new effective date…

CMS Proposes Definition of Reasonable and Necessary

A definition of “reasonable and necessary” was part of the recently proposed rule, Medicare Program; Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) and Definition of ‘‘Reasonable and Necessary’’.  This proposed rule would also establish a Medicare coverage pathway to provide Medicare beneficiaries nationwide with faster access to new, innovative medical devices designated as breakthrough by the Food…