CMS Changes Organ Procurement Organizations’ Conditions For Coverage

By Michelle M. Stein / November 20, 2020 at 9:09 PM
CMS on Friday (Nov. 20) finalized changes to Organ Procurement Organizations’ Medicare and Medicaid Conditions for Coverage , moving away from self-reported measures and setting up a 12-month review period during the organization’s four-year recertification cycle. The agency says the rule will require the organizations to “be transparent in their performance, highlighting the best and worst performers, and requiring them to compete on their ability to successfully facilitate transplants.” CMS made changes to the donation rate measure, transplantation rate measure,...

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