CMS: Medicare Program; CY 2022 Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Provider Enrollment Regulation Updates; Provider and Supplier Prepayment and Post-Payment Medical Review Requirements

Notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) making changes to the following: 1) Physician Fee Schedule and Medicare Part B payment policies; 2) Medicare Shared Savings Program requirements; 3) updates to the Quality Payment Program; 4) Medicare coverage of opioid use disorder services furnished by opioid treatment programs; 5) updates to certain Medicare provider enrollment policies; 6) requirements for prepayment and post-payment medical review activities; 7) requirements for electronic prescribing for controlled substances for a covered Part D drug under a prescription drug plan or an MA-PD plan; 8) updates to the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System; 9) changes to the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) expanded model; and 10) amendments to the physician self-referral law regulations. Includes rural references throughout. Comments on the proposed rule are due by September 13, 2021.
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