Monday, November 24, 2014

Medicare Finalizes an Updated "Coverage with Evidence Development" Guidance

In 2006, Medicare released its first guidance document for Coverage with Evidence Development.  In 2012, CMS released a draft update of its guidance (for a discussion from 2013, see here).

On November 20, 2014, CMS finalized its updated guidance document.   The full CMS text is online, here.  CMS also published a public "summary of comments received" document, available here.

Analysis to follow.

For those with subscription access, the Gray Sheet trade press coverage is here.