This Weekly’s Hot Topics
- Noridian/JEMAC continues to deactivate provider. California News
- ANCO Executive Directorannounces retirement. ANCO News
- Senate Finance Committee held hearing today on PBM abuses. National News
The California Medical Association (CMA) reports that Noridian/JEMAC continues to deactivate providers for not responding to Medicare revalidation notices. To read more click here and go to California News.
The ANCO Executive Director has announced his intention to retire effective July 1, 2020. The ANCO Board of Directors accepted his transition plan and timeline with the goal of identifying and installing a successor by the time ANCO’s annual business cycle starts in September 2019. To read more click here and go to ANCO News.
The following are excerpts from a report provided by Ted Okon, Executive Director of Community Oncology Alliance. “The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) applauds the Senate Finance Committee for holding today’s hearing but strongly recommends additional work be done to shine a strong light on PBM abuses in delaying and denying cancer patients critical medical care. To read more click here and go to National News.
Final rule allows MA plans to expand telehealth coverage. The CMS released a final rule giving Medicare Advantage plans greater flexibility to cover in-home telehealth services to seniors as part of standard benefits beginning in the 2020 plan year. To read more click here and go to CMS News.
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