“CMS Take Steps to Modernize Clinical Lab Policies,” McDermott Will & Emery LLP On the Subject, Paul Radensky, M.D., John Warren and Eric Zimmerman, February 11, 2014.
6 New Medicare Proposals Firing Up Docs, Hospitals
Law360, September 16, 2013
Paul Radensky, commenting on surgeon complaints that Medicare’s proposed rule to create packages of payments for various tests, procedures, drugs and supplies would dissuade them from using products that are more expensive even if they’re also more effective, said that many of his clients are spooked by the plan. “When you talk to the clinicians who treat these patients, they will tell you that the products are not [equal],” Mr. Radensky said.
5 Must-Watch Issues For Health Cos. In 2013’s Home Stretch
Law360, September 13, 2013
Eric Zimmerman said of impending cuts in Medicare reimbursement to critical access hospitals and many providers of post-acute care, “It’s these things that have been out there for a while and have the president’s endorsement that are the most vulnerable.” Regarding another possible reimbursement cut to a variety of medical service providers, Paul Radensky described his specialty lab clients as “very concerned about this proposal.” Noting the need to revise Medicare reimbursement codes, Mr. Radensky added: “I think everybody agrees there are a whole lot of things that are around that weren’t around in the 1980s. The concern is the details.”