Editor’s Note: CMS’ proposed regulatory reform rule is attached below.
From: HME News
The silver lining: Proposed rule opens door for stakeholders to have further discussions with CMS
By Liz Beaulieu, Editor
WASHINGTON – It seemed promising last week, when CMS published a proposed rule that outlines a number of steps to reduce regulatory burdens on healthcare providers. The agency’s press release even named DME providers specifically.
CMS stated in a release that its “Medicare Regulatory Reform” rule “would identify and begin to eliminate duplicative, overlapping, outdated and conflicting regulatory requirements for healthcare providers and suppliers…including durable medical equipment suppliers.”