Action Alert

May 10, 2016
Reps. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Ron Kind (D-WI) are asking their colleagues to sign a Dear Colleague letter urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide regulatory relief for post-acute care providers entering into alternative payment models.
May 8, 2016
Only a few days remain to gather signatures for bipartisan "Dear Colleague" letters circulating in the Senate and House urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to be flexible in implementing changes affecting off-campus hospital outpatient departments this summer.
Apr 27, 2016
Bipartisan Senate letter asks CMS for flexibility in implementing site-neutral HOPD changes
Apr 27, 2016
Bipartisan House letter asks CMS for flexibility in implementing site-neutral HOPD changes
Mar 31, 2016
Bipartisan letter asks CMS to delay release of Hospital Compare Star Ratings until methodology and accuracy are improved - Urge your senators to sign the letter
Feb 12, 2016
The AHA has submitted comments to the Committee outlining why the site-neutral payment cuts in Section 603 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 are problematic and why Congress should reject any further site-neutral payment policies.
Feb 4, 2015
Rep. Don Young (R-AK) yesterday introduced the Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Extension Act of 2015 (H.R. 672), which extends for five years the Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Program (RCH).
Jan 27, 2015
Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS), Jon Tester (D-MT) and John Thune (R-SD) today introduced the Protecting Access to Rural Therapy Services (PARTS) Act (S.257) which would protect access to outpatient therapeutic services,