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Washington Watch Weekly--September 22, 2017

This week, CMS released the 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Feedback Reports and 2016 Annual Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs).

On Monday, September 25, the Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing to discuss the Graham-Cassidy proposal, Republicans’ latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Earlier this week, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN), following weeks of bipartisan hearings on Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual...

This week, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) released a Request for Information (RFI) to gather input from stakeholders on new Medicare and Medicaid drug payment models.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, announced that the agency is working on a new policy that would encourage 503A traditional compounders to register as a 503B...

As we reported following the federal disaster and public health emergency declarations related to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, CMS extended similar accommodations to physicians and...

As a reminder, eligible physicians who have never attested to Meaningful Use may apply for the ...

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) is partnering with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), the American Academy of...

On Thursday, September 28, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ET, CMS will host a call on the upcoming 30-day preview period for the 2016 performance data targeted for release in December.