CMS Proposes Add-On Pay Path For Breakthrough Devices

By Michelle M. Stein / April 23, 2019 at 8:54 PM
CMS proposes raising the add-on pay for new technology and providing a path for breakthrough devices approved by the FDA to access add-on payments as part of the proposed fiscal 2020 hospital inpatient pay rule released Tuesday (April 23) -- a move the medical device lobby praised for including several of the industry’s suggestions. “Transformative technologies are coming to the private market, but Medicare’s antiquated payment systems have not contemplated these technologies,” CMS Administrator Seema Verma says in a press...

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