Action Alert

Dec 1, 2016
Please contact your senators today and urge them to support the revised 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 34), which is designed to overhaul drug development and accelerate new cures and treatments.
Nov 28, 2016
Please contact your representative today and urge him or her to support the revised version of the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 34), which is designed to overhaul drug development and accelerate new cures and treatments.
Sep 29, 2016
With legislation approved to fund the government through early December, federal legislators are preparing to leave Washington, D.C., and hit the campaign trail.
Sep 27, 2016
Signatures needed on Congressional letters urging CMS to provide flexibility for HOPDs in OPPS final rule.
Sep 23, 2016
Signatures needed on Senate, House letters urging CMS to provide flexibility for HOPDs in OPPS Final Rule.
Sep 14, 2016
Sens. Rob Portman and Charles Schumer are asking their Senate colleagues to join them in urging the CMS to provide flexibility for hospital outpatient departments as it implements the site-neutral provisions of last years Bipartisan Budget Act.
Sep 14, 2016
Reps. Devin Nunes and Joseph Crowley are asking their House colleagues to join them in sending the CMS a letter urging the agency to provide flexibility for HOPDs as it implements the site-neutral provisions of last years Bipartisan Budget Act.
Aug 10, 2016
On July 6, CMS released its proposed rule for the 2017 outpatient prospective payment system.
Jul 25, 2016
Reps. Jim Renacci (R-OH) and Kathleen Rice (D-NY) have introduced a bill to delay for at least one year the introduction of the CMS new hospital star ratings.
Jun 21, 2016
On April 27, CMS published a proposed rule implementing key provisions of the new quality payment program for physicians and other professionals mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015. Use AHA's model comment letter to assist you in submitting your comments.