Part B Drug Demo Accidentally Posted; Not Included In Budget Proposal

The Part B drug reimbursement demonstration that CMS communicated to Medicare contractors Friday (Feb. 5) isn't part of the president's proposed budget, and the transmittal was accidentally posted , a CMS spokesperson said. The budget includes a proposal to change Part B drug reimbursement, but that's a separate policy that has been included in previous budgets. Some lobbyists thought the demo would be included in the budget because there were rumors that the president would use the budget to advance...

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