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Teaching Hospitals Testimony and Correspondence
April 19, 2017
The AAMC April 19 submitted a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the delay of Episode Payment Models (EPMs) under the interim final rule with comment period.
March 16, 2017
The AAMC joined with the American Hospital Association, America’s Essential Hospitals, and the Federation of American Hospitals in a letter to the National Quality Forum expressing concerns with the NQF’s sociodemographic status trial period
March 14, 2017
The AAMC sent the following letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma highlighting the Association's regulatory concerns and priorities
March 8, 2017
AAMC statement, submitted for the record to the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee, on FY 18 funding for: the National Institutes of Health; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; and health professions funding at the Health Resources and Services Administration, including Title VII, Title VIII, Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education, and the National Health Service Corps.
March 7, 2017
The AAMC March 7 submitted comments to CMS’s proposed rule on market stability in the individual and small group market.
February 28, 2017
The AAMC provided comments on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Request for Information Regarding Learning Healthcare Systems (LHS). The AAMC focused its comments on the following four domains derived from the experiences of large teaching hospitals and health systems across the U.S.: 1) LHSs utilizing their own data; 2) LHSs ensuring evidence is applied consistently throughout the organization; 3) LHSs utilizing metrics; and 4) LHSs involving patients and families.
February 1, 2017
The AAMC led more than 50 organizations in a joint letter expressing deep concern that the January 27 executive order restricting the admission of certain foreign nationals and refugees to the United States will disrupt patient care, health education, and medical research. Our organizations are dedicated to promoting a diverse and culturally competent health and biomedical workforce—at home and abroad—that supports improvements in health care, access to providers, breakthroughs in medical research, and equitable health for all patients regardless of their backgrounds.
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
January 13, 2017
The AAMC provided comments on the Hospital and Clinician Workgroup sections of the 2017 MAP Draft Report