White House Finishes Review Of Medicare Deregulatory Rule On Provider Requirements

By Michelle M. Stein / August 13, 2018 at 4:22 PM
After more than six months, the White House Office of Management and Budget has finished reviewing a proposed rule to ease Medicare-participation requirements for providers. The OMB review started in February, and ended Aug. 10, according to the office's website. The proposed rule, “Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency and Burden Reduction,” is expected to be a wide-ranging rule that CMS says would “reform Medicare regulations that are unnecessary, obsolete, or excessively burdensome on healthcare providers and suppliers.” “This...

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