Presenting a New and Improved McDermottPlus.com

Expanded resource centers, reorganized content and easier access to information are just some of the new features we’re excited to roll out to clients and collaborators.

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Top 10 Takeaways: 2019 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule

On July 25, 2018, CMS released proposed policy and payment updates affecting the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System for calendar year 2019. Read our top 10 takeaways from the rule.

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WEBINAR | Year 3 of the QPP: Understanding Medicare’s Proposals for the 2019

An on-demand recording is now available for the McDermottPlus webinar that aired live on July 24, 2018 analyzing major aspects of the recently released proposed updates to the CY 2019 Medicare Quality Payment Program and Physician Fee Schedule.

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McDermottPlus persuaded the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to revise Medicare laboratory “Date of Service” regulations.

Codes currently eligible for exception to DOS rule

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McDermottPlus assessed the policy pathway and operational feasibility to scale up group prenatal care, and designed alternative payment models to facilitate implementation.

States that already have the CenteringPregnancy model of Group Prenatal Care

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On behalf of a coalition of leading global manufacturers of blood glucose monitoring systems, McDermottPlus successfully advanced legislation intended to improve market access and patient choice under the Medicare Competitive Bidding Program.

Reduction in Medicare payment amount for diabetes test strips since 2012

Resource Centers

Dedicated resource libraries for clients and partner organizations.

Payment Innovation
Resource Center

A library of content about Medicare payment transformation initiatives. Includes original analysis, major regulations, agency guidance, program announcements and other primary source documents.

Diagnostics
Resource Center

A collection of primary source materials about laboratory diagnostics regulation and payment, including original analysis, Medicare rates, rulemakings, final determinations and other items of interest.

Health Reform 2.0
Resource Center

A collection of primary source content about the Affordable Care Act and efforts to repeal and replace the law.

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Meet our Consultants

Albert Kusi-Appiah


Analyzes quantitative data and evaluates economic impact.

Deborah R. Godes


Advises clients on reimbursement and policy strategy.

Sheila Madhani


Advises clients on reimbursement policy strategy.

Paul Radensky, M.D.


A board certified internal medicine physician and lawyer who is recognized as a Medicare law and policy authority.

Adaeze Enekwechi, Ph.D.


Extensive contacts and deep understanding of federal health policies.

Eric Zimmerman


A recognized Medicare law and policy authority and registered lobbyist.

Christine Song


Analyzes quantitative data and evaluates the economic impact.

John Warren


A highly experienced Medicare veteran and former CMS director.

Mara McDermott


An accomplished health care executive with a deep understanding of federal health care law and policy.

Rachel Stauffer


A highly experienced government relations and legislative affairs strategist and advocate.

Events

Jul 24

WEBINAR | Year 3 of the QPP

Webinar

An on-demand recording is available for the webinar that aired live on July 24, 2018 analyzing major aspects of the recently released proposed updates to the CY 2019 Medicare QPP and Physician Fee Schedule.

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