Archive September 2019
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CMS Finalizes Industry-backed Modernization of Portable x-ray Conditions of Coverage
Exciting News! Great Win for APDA members and the Industry!
On September 26, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a rule to modernize the Portable X-ray Conditions of Coverage (CoC). As a result of joint advocacy efforts by the American Portable Diagnostics Association(APDA) and the National Association for the Support of Long-term Care (NASL), with support from AMDA – the Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine.
UPDATE to changes 9/30/2019
The final rule updating the Portable X-ray Conditions of Coverage (CoC) was published in today’s edition of the Federal Register (September 30, 2019). This means the changes become effective in 60 days – November 29, 2019.
Here is a link to the final rule published in the Federal Register: