CMS Proposes Covered Provider Expansions, ACO Benchmark Reorientation In PFS

By Bridget Early / July 13, 2023 at 10:18 PM
CMS on Thursday (July 13) proposed a slew of new policies meant to build on the agency’s ongoing health equity efforts, including expansions of the types of mental health providers who are reimbursable under Medicare, limited dental coverage for cancer patients, and additional support for accountable care organizations, which those groups lauded. But CMS’ broader cuts to reimbursements angered stakeholders across the board. Doctors slammed CMS’ proposed 3.3% pay cuts included in the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule...

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