Category: Administration

Major Medical Associations Ask Federal Court for Summary Judgement in ‘No Surprises Lawsuit’

In a motion for summary judgement filed on Wednesday, February 9, the American College of Radiology and other associations argued that the interim final rule created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services turned the balanced and fair reforms of Congress’ No Surprises Act upside down and transformed the act intended to protect patients and their physicians into a giveaway for private insurers.

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SNMMI Reacts to CMS Coverage Decision on New Alzheimer’s Therapy

On Tuesday, January 11, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it proposes to cover U.S. FDA-approved monoclonal antibodies directed against amyloid for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease under Coverage with Evidence Development in CMS-approved randomized controlled trials. Here is the SNMMI’s reaction.

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ACR Files “No Surprises” Act Lawsuit

The American College of Radiology (ACR), along with two other associations, has brought a lawsuit against the federal government charging that the interim final rule on surprise medical billing goes against the language of the “No Surprises Act” and will ultimately harm patients and access to care.

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