Legislation Reversing Payment Cuts Moves Forward in Congress
HR 5804, the Post-Surgical Injections as an Opioid Alternative Act, introduced Rep. John Shimkus and Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi was included in the House Opioid package that passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 396 to 14.
The legislation will now go to the Senate for consideration.
This legislation reverses CMS payment cuts to 6 interventional pain management techniques taking ASCs back to 2016 levels (cuts were 16%-25%).
To pique your curiosity, we are including a link to a portion of H.R. 5804 from the Energy and Commerce Committee.
You can also watch the Energy and Commerce Committee debating the bill if you click on the link below and fast forward to 4:55:30 in the video.