MGMA 'pleased' with proposed rule to cut red tape Print
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 21:50

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued an interim final rule aimed at cutting red tape for providers. The rule won’t be published in the Federal Register until Friday, but so far the Medical Group Management Association has weighed in as being “pleased” and “encouraged” by the proposal.

CMS officials released the proposed rule on June 30, saying it is expected to save doctors, patients and insurers $12 billion. The rule is part of a plan to reduce administrative costs mandated under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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