CMS Issues 2015 Proposed Rules

July 10, 2014 - 4:06pm

CMS Issues 2015 Proposed Rules for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient/Ambulatory Surgical Centers
Last week, CMS released the proposed 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and the proposed 2015 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) rules. The Academy is reviewing both rules and will provide detailed summaries in the coming weeks. MORE

CMS 2015 Proposed Rule Would Exclude Coverage of Bone and Air Conduction Hearing Aids 
A separate rule released by CMS for 2015 is proposing that the Medicare reimbursement exclusion for hearing aids will now encompass all types of air conduction and bone conduction hearing aids (external, internal or implanted). The Academy is currently reviewing the rule. Please stay tuned for further updates. MORE