CMS Proposes Healthcare Rule Changes

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposal to reduce redundancy and increase healthcare efficiency in the February 7, 2013 Federal Register. 

The proposed rule opens with this statement:  “This proposed rule would reform Medicare regulations that CMS has identified as unnecessary, obsolete, or excessively burdensome on health care providers and suppliers, as well as certain regulations under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA).”

The comment period is open until April 8, 2013.

The National Association Medical Staff Services Blog offers comments regarding proposed changes to medical staff rules.