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Increasing Access to Innovative Antibiotics for Hospital Inpatients Using New Technology Add-On Payments: Frequently Asked Questions

This MLN Matters Special Edition Article informs providers of changes made by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop an alternative New Technology Add-On Payment (NTAP) to increase access to innovative antibiotics for hospital inpatients. SE20004 answers Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about NTAP.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: January 21, 2020

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