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Stakeholders push CMS to cover digital health

November 20, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - AdvaMed and CapView Strategies make the case for covering digital health technology under the existing DME benefit in a new 56-page white paper titled “Modernizing Medicare Coverage of Digital Health Technologies.” The groups recommend that CMS create a regulatory pathway under the DME benefit for software or an application that is “primarily and customarily” used to serve a medical purpose but can be used on any device that can satisfy the durability requirements,...

AdvaMed, digital health


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AdvaMed launches online platform to boost vent production

May 6, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has launched a new platform, www.ventconnect.org, to connect ventilator companies with component suppliers to help scale production and distribution. The platform was developed pro bono with the Aerospace Industries Association, Google and other partners. AdvaMed is a medical technology association representing more than 400 companies. “The medical technology industry is stepping up to meet the unprecedented demand from hospitals...

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Senators introduce bill to change LCD process

October 5, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Two senators recently introduced a bill that seeks to improve the transparency and accountability of the local coverage determination (LCD) process performed by the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs).The Local Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2016 would: require open and public meetings with the MACs that are on the record; require disclosure by the MACs of the rationale for an LCD and the evidence for that decision at the beginning of the process; provide stakeholders...

AdvaMed, legislation, local coverage determination, MACs


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