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CMS Plans “Listening Session” on Part D Drug Management Programs under CARA (Nov. 14)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2016

CMS is hosting a November 14, 2016 “listening session” to obtain stakeholder input on implementation of section 704 of the Comprehensive Addiction


House of Representatives Approves Mental Health System Reform Bill
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2016

The House of Representative has overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan bill (H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act) to reform the


HHS seeks comments on reducing regulatory burdens
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2011

HHS is seeking comments on its preliminary plans for retrospective reviews of existing HHS regulations, in compliance with President Obama's Executive Order 13563, which directed agencies to design cost effective, evidence-based regulations that are compatible with economic growth, job creation, and competitiveness, and which rely on the best, most innovative, and least burdensome tools to achieve regulatory ends.


CMS releases 2009 quality reporting data
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2011

CMS recently released updated data on payments to providers under two Medicare pay-for-reporting programs.


President obama issues regulatory reform strategy
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2011

On January 18, 2011, President Obama signed an Executive Order directing federal agencies to improve their processes for promulgating and reviewing regulations.


Adverse events in hospitals involving Medicare beneficiaries
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

The OIG has issued a report entitled "Adverse Events in Hospitals: National Incidence Among Medicare Beneficiaries."


NCI seeks information on evidence-based informatics resources
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2010

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has published a request for information (RFI) as part of a consumer health initiative to develop collaborations that produce evidence-based informatics resources that will aid providers in clinical settings and promote positive health behaviors among consumers.


White House announces patient safety and medical liability reform demonstration
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2009

To follow up on President Obama's pledge during his joint session of Congress on health reform, the White House has announced a $25 million HHS demonstration project designed to help states and health care systems improve patient safety and the management of medical liability claims.


Compendia conflicts of interest
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2009

CMS has posted a white paper on "Potential Conflict of Interest in the Production of Drug Compendia" produced by the Duke Evidence-based Practice Center under contract to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).


Comparative effectiveness review methods
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2009

AHRQ has posted a draft chapter 5 of the "Methods Guide for Comparative Effectiveness Reviews."