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).