Hyman Phelps and McNamara
Firm Publications

Medicare CED: Considerations and Implications
March/April 2006

In light of the rapid pace of development of new medical technology and treatment, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is faced with a significant challenge in developing an efficient process to determine what technology and treatments effectively improve the health outcomes of Medicare beneficiaries at a reasonable cost. In April 2005, CMS issued a somewhat controversial draft guidance on Coverage with Evidence Development (CED) to help meet that challenge.

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