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2015 Testimony and Correspondence
November 17, 2015
The AAMC submitted comments in response to CMS’ Request for Information Regarding Implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), Promotion of Alternative Payment Models (APMs), and Incentive Payment for Participation in Eligible APMs.
October 27, 2015
The AAMC Oct. 27 submitted comments on the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)’s proposed omnibus guidance on the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
September 24, 2015
Dear Colleague Letter regarding S. 1148, the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2015
September 8, 2015
The AAMC submits comments on the CY 2016 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule
September 4, 2015
AAMC comment letter on the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) proposed rule
September 1, 2015
AAMC comments on the CY 2016 OPPS Proposed Rule
August 27, 2015
The AAMC submitted comments on CMS' proposed methodology for an overall hospital quality star rating on Hospital Compare
August 11, 2015
AAMC summary of the Medicare IME Pool Act (H.R. 3292) introduced July 29, by members of the Ways and Means Committee.
August 5, 2015
The AAMC has requested that CMS make modifications to the Hospital Compare and Medicare Downloadable files that would result in a more comprehensive, timely, and coordinated data release to help hospitals better understand how their quality performance affects payments.
July 28, 2015
AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., sent a July 28 letter to the sponsors of the “Conrad 30 and Physician Access Act” (S. 1189), with AAMC’s endorsement of the bill to improve and make permanent the State Conrad 30 J-1 visa waiver program.