Included in the 21st Century Cures Act are numerous changes to Medicare and Medicaid policies, including provisions with significant reimbursement impacts for certain types of Medicare providers and suppliers, along with changes intended to reduce the regulatory and administrative burdens associated with the use of electronic health records.  Furthermore, the law once again expands the federal government’s fraud and abuse authorities by adding new penalties for various offenses involving Department of Health and Human Services grants.  We have prepared a summary of the major Medicare and Medicaid provisions contained in the Cures Act.

To read more about the 21st Century Cures Act, read our full Client Briefing here.