CMS Shifting Gears To Focus On Coding To Ensure Cost-Free Preventive Coverage

By Luke Zarzecki, Amy Lotven / June 12, 2024 at 12:42 PM
A key CMS official says many of the problems with insurers failing to cover preventive services cost-free as required under the Affordable Care Act are due to operational issues, and so the agency is retooling its compliance strategy to focus on creating and promoting common coding and standards. Advocates who have also found that issues with coding contribute to insurers’ failure to comply with the coverage mandate say the agency must do still do more to enforce the law, including...

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