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Has CMS Just Tipped the Scales Towards Provider Alienation, in its ACO Final Rule?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is revisiting mandatory bundled payment models, possibly for radiation oncology and cardiac care, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, which signals a strong about-face in the Trump Administration’s policy about bundled payment initiatives. HHS is reexamining the role that mandatory bundled payment models can… Read More »

Increased Payer and Provider Support May Drive Billions of Dollars in Savings from Biosimilars

By SHEILA FRAME  FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has said biosimilars are “key to promoting access and reducing health care costs. And it’s a key to advancing public health.” While the Administration works to reduce barriers to bringing biosimilars to market, payers and providers can help increase adoption of biosimilars in clinical practice and ensure cost… Read More »