Virgil Dickson

Bureau Chief / Washington

Virgil Dickson reports from Washington on the federal regulatory agencies. His experience before joining Project Japan in 2013 includes serving as the Washington-based correspondent for PRWeek and as an editor/reporter for FDA News. Dickson earned a bachelor's degree from DePaul University in 2007.

CMS finalizes revamp of cardiac device coverage

February 16, 2018

The CMS has finalized major revisions to its implantable cardiac devices coverage policy to give patients faster access to the treatments. The reimbursement policies hadn't been updated since 2005.

Trump calls for $18 billion cut to HHS funding

February 12, 2018

President Donald Trump's budget proposal includes an $18 billion cut to HHS funds while encouraging the agency to launch more initiatives to battle the opioid epidemic.

CMS repeals Obama-era medical record policy

February 08, 2018

The CMS has repealed an Obama-era policy that prohibited using medical student notes in patient records. Previously, teaching physicians were required to redo a student's work.

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