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Articles Tagged "medicare"

CMS Finalizes Joint Bundled Payment, Outpatient Payment Changes

by BONEZONE | Dec 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) made changes to the bundled payment model for Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement, and finalized cancellation of the mandatory hip fracture and cardiac bundled payment models.... Read more »

CMS Proposes Total Joint Bundled Payment, Outpatient Payment Changes

by BONEZONE | Aug 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released two proposals related to total joint reconstruction that could impact procedure payments. CMS is proposing changes to the bundled payment model for Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement and including ambulatory surgical centers for k... Read more »

Proving Medical Necessity: the Need for Evidence in Reimbursement

by BONEZONE | Mar 2016

Providers, OEMs and suppliers all say that they’ve been impacted by complexities in the reimbursement system. For example, bundled payments and an increased burden of evidence have changed the way that products are developed and launched. One theme has arisen from the many conversations—not a ne... Read more »

CMS Targets Hip and Knee Reimbursement

by BONEZONE | Aug 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Medicare: Trends in Beneficiaries Served and Hospital Resources Used in Implantable Medical Device Procedures

by BONEZONE | Aug 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

The CMS/FDA Proposed Parallel Review Process: Can One Clinical Trial Really Satisfy Two Agencies?

by BONEZONE | Sep 2011

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Comparative Effectiveness: From Theory to Practice

by BONEZONE | Dec 2010

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Summary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

by BONEZONE | Jun 2010

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »