Frustrated By CMS’ Inaction, Pascrell May Push Bill Mandating UDIs In Claims Data

By Maaisha Osman / April 1, 2024 at 3:16 PM
Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) may introduce a bill that would mandate the inclusion of unique device identifiers in Medicare claims data to improve patient safety, prompted by years of frustration that HHS and CMS’ have failed to do so, a source told Inside Health Policy . FDA has been pushing CMS for over a decade to require UDIs on claims so the agency can better track the safety of devices after they are on the market, but HHS Secretary Xavier...

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