HHS finalizes rule that mandates exhaustive review of older regulations

The rule has gotten severe pushback from some in the healthcare industry. The American Hospital Association (AHA) said in comments that it could be confusing if a rule is up for review and when the public can comment. It criticized the rule’s plan of setting up a website where if a deadline to review an assessment or a review is nearing, the public can submit a comment requesting the assessment to start.The AHA gave an example of alternative payment models that get waivers of certain regulations such as the telehealth originating site requirement.Fierce Healthcare, Read More.

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