Daily News

Stakeholders Push Gottlieb, Verma On UDI Incorporation In Claims

May 17, 2017
A coalition of stakeholders including the Pew Charitable Trusts, Aetna, American College of Cardiology and Geisinger Health System wrote to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and CMS Administrator Seema Verma Wednesday (May 16) urging the newly minted agency heads to embrace the idea of putting unique device identifiers in claims. The groups argue UDI incorporation could play a role in lowering health care costs, but that the agencies must act to avoid missing the window for moving the proposal forward. When...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting as the Trump administration and congressional Republicans search for a new path forward in their bid to repeal and replace Obamacare.