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Medicare Testimony and Correspondence
March 14, 2017
The AAMC sent the following letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma highlighting the Association's regulatory concerns and priorities
January 18, 2017
AAMC submits comment on Medicare Appeals Process
January 18, 2017
AAMC President and CEO, Darrell G. Kirch, MD, Jan. 18 a letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Hatch explaining the importance of the Medicaid program to beneficiaries, states, and providers
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)
November 16, 2016
Academic Medicine’s key legislative priorities.
October 13, 2016
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC or Association) welcomes this opportunity to comment on the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA’s) 340B Drug Pricing Program; Administrative Dispute Resolution; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 81 Fed. Reg. 53381 (August 12, 2016).
September 14, 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) Medicaid Program; Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments – Treatment of Third Party Payers in Calculating Uncompensated Care Costs; Proposed Rule, 81 Fed. Reg. 53980 (August 15, 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.