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Radiation Oncology Model Delayed Indefinitely

29 Aug 2022 8:32 AM | Katy Monaco (Administrator)

On August 25, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule indefinitely delaying the start of the Radiation Oncology (RO) Model. CMS will establish new start and end dates for the model through future rulemaking, which may also modify the model’s design. CMS will propose a new start date for the model at least six months prior to the proposed date.

According to CMS, the delay was finalized due to the amount of operational resources required for the agency and RO model participants to prepare to implement the model and a lack of stakeholder support for the model unless specific changes are made. Read more

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