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Health IT Testimony and Correspondence
December 19, 2016
AAMC submits comment letter on MACRA Final Rule.
December 7, 2016
AAMC submits letter on Patient Relationship Categories and Codes under MACRA (August 2016)
September 7, 2016
The Association of American Medical Colleges welcomes this opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed rule entitled, “Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting; Organ Procurement organization Reporting and
Communication; Transplant Outcome Incentive Programs; Payment to Certain Off-Campus Outpatient Departments of a Provider; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing VBP) Program.”
September 6, 2016
The CY 2017 PFS rule proposes several policy change which impact AMCs. Among the areas addressed by this letter are the payment update amount, collection of data on global surgery data, appropriate use criteria for advanced diagnostic imaging services, payment for care coordination and behavioral health care, and changes to the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program.
June 27, 2016
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC or Association) welcomes this opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’s or the Agency’s)Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment Systems (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive Under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models; Proposed Rule, 81 Fed. Reg. 28162 (May 9, 2016).
April 7, 2016
The AAMC commits to several principles to advance interoperability among health information systems enabling free movement of data.
February 4, 2016
AAMC submits comments on a request for information regarding certification of HIT, including EHR products used for reporting to certain CMS quality programs.
June 15, 2015
AAMC comment letter on the modifications to meaningful use 2015-2017 proposed rule