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Month: September 2015

OOSS Comments to CMS Regarding Office-Based Cataract Surgery

September 15, 2015

OOSS Washington Counsel Michael Romansky has prepared and filed extensive comments before CMS regarding the issue of Office-Based Cataract Surgery. As many of you know, CMS is considering a potential payment mechanism for office-based cataract surgery. To read the OOSS comments along with an introduction by OOSS President Ralph Chu, M.D., CLICK HERE. Should you…

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OOSS Challenges CMS 2016 Proposed ASC Payment Rates & A Reminder to Submit Your Comments Regarding Cataract Surgery in the Office Setting

September 2, 2015

ASC Payment Comments On August 31, OOSS joined the AAO, ASCRS, the American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS), and the Society for Excellence in Eyecare (SEE) in submitting comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding its proposed 2016 ASC payment regulation. As in past years, we strenuously objected to CMS’ use…

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