The CMS recently launched "Patients over Paperwork," an initiative to help "cut the red tape" to reduce burdensome regulations.They’ve established an internal process to evaluate and streamline regulations with a goal to reduce unnecessary burden, increase efficiencies, and improve the beneficiary experience. In carrying out this process, CMS is moving the needle and removing regulatory obstacles that get in the way of providers spending time with patients. Read more about the Patients over Paperwork Initiative and sign up for the listserv and newsletters.
CMS is also working to reduce paperwork with simplified, streamlined Medicare documentation requirements for claims payment. If you find requirements complicated, repetitive or unnecessary, submit your suggestions to ReducingProviderBurden@cms.hhs.gov to help them simplify requirements.They want to hear from you!!