The proposed rule was released on July 27, 2018, by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The proposed rule affects Medicare reimbursements for calendar year 2019, which starts on October 1, 2019. The proposed rule includes proposals to implement certain provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 related to Medicare Part B payment, applicable to services furnished in calendar year 2019. Among the topics is a proposal to reimburse for remote consumer monitoring devices that collect vital sign data. The comment window closes September 10, 2018 . . .