Former Associate Director for Health Programs in the US Office of Management and Budget, Adaeze Enekwechi, is Latest High-Profile Hire as Office Continues to Grow WASHINGTON, DC (May 1, 2017) — McDermott+Consulting is pleased to announce the arrival of Adaeze Enekwechi, PhD, MPP as Vice President...
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The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) is soliciting comments until August 8, 2017, on a model for Initial Therapy of Newly Diagnosed Organ-Confined Prostate Cancer.
The PFS is an annual update of the Medicare payment policies and rates for services provided by physicians and a variety of nonphysician practitioners. A high level overview presentation can be found here. read more >
On June 20, 2017, CMS posted the 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Proposed Rule. Established through the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the QPP includes two tracks for Medicare physician payment under Part B: the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs). Read more about key takeaways from the rule. read more >
Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:30 – 1:30 pm ET Click here to register Now that the CY2018 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule has been released, join McDermott+Consulting as we break down major proposals related to the implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models; and forecast what this means for 2018. read more >
The Trump Administration released its budget for FY 2018 on May 23rd. read more >
The 21st Century Cures Act encourages biomedical research investment and facilitates innovation review and approval processes, but also serves as a vehicle for a wide variety of other health-related measures, including provisions relating to FDA regulation of clinical trials. After passage by the Senate on December 7, 2016, President Barack Obama signed the bill on December 13. read more >