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CMS bolsters efforts to reduce burdens

June 24, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS has created the Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics to unify the agency's efforts to reduce regulatory and administrative burdens.The new office is an outgrowth of the agency's Patients over Paperwork Initiative, part of its efforts to implement President Trump's 2017 executive order to “Cut the Red Tape” and eliminate duplicative, unnecessary and costly requirements and regulations.“The Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics will ensure...

Administrative Burden, CMS, Patients Over Paperwork, Regulations


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Invacare has more work to do, FDA says

June 9, 2016HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare has hit a bump in the road in its goal of lifting a consent decree with the Food and Drug Administration that has handicapped the company since late 2012.Invacare previously reported in February of this year that an independent auditor had issued a certification report for the third and final phase of the decree. The company planned to submit its own report and seek approval for both reports from the FDA.On June 7, however, Invacare received a letter from the FDA outlining...

FDA, Invacare, Regulations


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