CMS RFI on Reducing Administrative Burden

Friday, June 21

On June 6, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input on how to continue reducing administrative and regulatory burden under the Patients over Paperwork initiative. The initiative, which began in 2017, seeks to reduce the administrative barriers that burden the healthcare system and prevent clinicians from focusing on providing high-quality care or spending time with their patients. The RFI seeks advice on further changes to rules, policies, and procedures that would help clinicians focus more on patient care and reduce needless paperwork. Some of the key areas CMS seeks input on are reporting and documentation requirements, prior authorization requirements, and policies for dually enrolled beneficiaries. Click here to read the RFI and leave input. Comments are due Aug. 12

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