Bundled Payments: Implications for Medical Device & Drug/Biologic Companies

Bundled Payments for Medical Technology

Perspectives on Medical Reimbursement By JR Associates Recently, the trade press and mainstream news have been paying a lot of attention to bundled payments. Stories have focused primarily on how this shift in medical reimbursement will affect patients, providers and payers. Payers and provider networks are creating internal systems to identify the cost of treating…

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Proposed Changes In MPFS IDE Clinical Trial Coverage Rule: Comments to CMS

Perspectives on Medicare Policies By JR Associates SUBJECT: Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule: Proposed Changes for the Process for Covering Items and Services in an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 78 Fed. Reg. 43282, 43342-47, 43523-25 (July 19, 2013) OVERVIEW: JR Associates is concerned about CMS’ proposed changes to…

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JR Associates Adds VP Global Health Policy

New Consultant Position Solidifies Reimbursement Consulting Firm’s Commitment to International Clients Los Angeles, CA — June 30, 2011 — JR Associates, reimbursement advisors to some of the world’s most innovative medical device companies, today announced that Jo Ellen Slurzberg has joined the firm as Vice President, Global Health Policy. With decades of extraordinary reimbursement accomplishments…

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Coding For Hypothermia; Clarifying New Standards

Perspectives on Medical Reimbursement By JR Associates Reprinted from The Society of Critical Care Medicine Contributing Authors: Kim Norton* Managing Partner, Argenta Advisors Seattle, Washington, USA Judy Rosenbloom** President, JR Associates Reseda, California, USA George A. Sample, MD*** Washington Hospital Center Washington, D.C. In 2005, the American Heart Association published guidelines (Class IIa and IIb)…

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ASE Chooses Judy Rosenbloom As Reimbursement Consultant

Los Angeles—July 2005—The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) today announced that JR Associates founder and president, Judy Rosenbloom, has been named Coding and Reimbursement Consultant. On an ongoing basis, Rosenbloom will provide strategic consulting for the ASE membership. A former ASE board member and Advocacy Committee member, Rosenbloom is deeply familiar with ASE’s structure and…

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Biomoda Readies Products To Assist Insurer Reimbursement

Outsourcing Partner Speeds Entry Into Commercial Cancer Detection and Treatment Market Albuquerque, N.M. — (Business Wire), June 30, 2004 — Biomoda, Inc. announced today that it has contracted with reimbursement consulting firm, JR Associates, to help advance Biomoda’s patented biopharmaceutical products. Primarily, JR Associates consultants will investigate the potential for securing positive coverage, coding, and payment by Medicare and commercial…

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