Breakout A: Reimbursement | Reimbursement Overview and Latest Medicare Payment System Changes

Healthcare is changing dramatically and the Medicare program is moving rapidly as well to adapt to new incentives for quality and improved efficiency.  This session will address major trends in payment systems and their impact on medical devices and diagnostics and will explore the latest developments in the Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule, the Hospital Outpatient proposed rule as well as the hospital inpatient final rule which were all issued in the past several weeks. Learn about new CMS priorities in antibiotic stewardship, provider quality, payment for breakthrough devices, and major new requirements for hospital price transparency with commercial payers.