September 4, 2020
A Look at the Federal Register
Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) Proposed Rule
CMS has released a proposed rule to create a new and faster way for innovative medical technologies to receive coverage under Medicare. The MCIT pathway would create national coverage for breakthrough devices, lasting four years from the date of FDA market authorization. Comments are due on November 2, 2020.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Accrual of Benefits and Definition Changes
The Food and Nutrition Service has released a final rule amending the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program regulations to implement provisions of the 2008 Farm Bill regarding monthly benefit issuance allotments, benefit expungement and Electronic Benefit Transfer systems.
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