Letter

Sep 25, 2018
AHA's comment on the Office of Inspector General’s Request for Information on ways to modify or add regulatory safe harbors and exceptions for the Anti-Kickback Statute and beneficiary inducement Civil Monetary Penalty. 
Sep 24, 2018
The AHA is deeply disappointed in certain proposals that CMS has chosen to set forth in this rule, which run afoul of the law and rely on the most cursory of analyses and policy rationales. Taken together, they would have a chilling effect on beneficiary access to care and new technologies, while…
Sep 20, 2018
AHA responds to the Department of Health and Human Services Request for Information regarding the facilitation of a public-private dialogue to increase innovation and investment in the health care sector.
Sep 10, 2018
The AHA voiced support for a Federal Communications Commission proposal to create a $100 million pilot program to support telehealth for low-income Americans, calling the Connected Care Pilot Program “a critical next step towards delivering affordable telehealth services to those Americans who need it the most.”
Sep 7, 2018
Download the comment letter (PDF) RE: CMS-1693-P, Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2019; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Quality Payment Program; and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program On…
Sep 4, 2018
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ calendar year 2019 proposed rule for the Home Health prospective payment system.
Aug 29, 2018
AHA comments on the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) notice of proposed rulemaking on aggregate production quotas for Schedule I and II controlled substances.
Aug 23, 2018
AHA letter to the US Senate supporting Amendment #3787 to address ‘out-of-control cost’ of prescription drugs.
Aug 3, 2018
RE: CMS-1720-NC, Request for Information Regarding the Physician Self-referral Law dl iconDownload the letter (PDF)   The AHA’s response to the request for information from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services highlights the obstacles hospitals and physicians face in moving…