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Comments to Federal Agencies and Congress

2021

May | ACA Coalition Letter to Federal Agencies on Provider Nondiscrimination
April | ACA Testimony to the House Committee on Ways and Means, Health Subcommittee Hearing: “Charting the Path Forward for Telehealth”
April | ACA Joint Letter Urging Congressional Leaders to Include Additional Funds for the Physician Fee Schedule
March | ACA Comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) Draft FY 2021-2026 Strategic Plan
February | ACA Coalition Comments to House of Representatives in Support of Addressing Deficiencies in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
February | ACA Coalition Comments to Senate in Support of Addressing Deficiencies in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
February | ACA Coalition Comments to House of Representatives in Support of Funding for the Federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
February | ACA Coalition Comments to Senate in Support of Funding for the Federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
January | ACA Comments to Department of Veterans Affairs on Authority of VA Providers to Practice Health Care

2020

December | ACA Coalition Letter in Support of Provider Nondiscrimination Language in the No Surprises Act
December | ACA Coalition Letter in Support of S. 5007
December | ACA Coalition Letter to Congressional Leaders on PPP Loan Deductibility
November | Coalition Letter Thanking Congressional Sponsors of H.R. 8702
October | Congressional Letter to House Leadership Urging Relief for Proposed PFS Cuts
October | ACA joins more than 40 groups representing 1.4 million Medicare providers in calling on CMS to delay harmful Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) cuts in 2021
October | ACA Comments to CMS on CY 2021 Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies
July | ACA Comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) Proposed FY 2021-2026 Strategic Plan
July | ACA Coalition Letter to HHS to Prevent CMS Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Increases in 2021
June | ACA Coalition Letter to Congress to Prevent CMS Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Increases in 2021
June | ACA Comments to CDC on Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Pain Management
February | Congressional letter to CMS on Payment Reductions Proposed in CY 2021 Physician Fee Schedule
February | ACA Coalition Comments to CMS on Payment Reductions Proposed in CY 2021 Physician Fee Schedule
January | ACA Comments to CMS on State Scope of Practice Barriers in Medicare

 

2019

October | ACA Coalition Comments to Senate in Support of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
October | ACA Comments on Request for Information (RFI) for the Development of a CMS Action Plan to Prevent Opioid Addiction
September | ACA Submits Comments Jointly on Proposed 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule
August | ACA Submits Comments on Proposed Decision Memorandum for Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain
May | ACA Submits Comments on Expansion Efforts Related to Association Health Plans (AHPs)
March | ACA Submits Comments on Pain Management Task Force Draft Report
February | ACA Submits Comments to U.S. Coast Guard on Merchant Mariner Physical Exams
 

2018

November | ACA Submits Comments on Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction
September | ACA Submits Comments on 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule
April | ACA Submits Comments on Opioid Epidemic to House Energy and Committee Committee 
February | ACA Submits Comments to Department of Labor Regarding Definition of "Employer" under ERISA 
February | ACA Submits Comments on Opioid Epidemic to House Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Health

2017

December ACA responds to Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) draft report
November  |  ACA Submits Comments on CMS-9930-P, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019
November ACA Submits Comments in Response to a Request for Information (RFI) from CMS' Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)
October ACA submits comments on HHS Strategic Plan FY 2018-2022
April  |  ACA Submits Letter to Gov. Chris Christie on Recommends Including a Chiropractor on the New Trump Administration Opioid Commission.

2016

June |  ACA Responds to CMS on the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System & Alternate Payment Models Proposed Rule

2015

November |  ACA Responds to CMS on Implementation of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System & Alternative Payment Models 
September  |  ACA Responds to CMS on the CY 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule 

2014

July  |  ACA Comments on 2014 EHR Incentive Program Modifications Proposed Rule

2013

November  |  ACA Responds to Joint Congressional Discussion Draft on Medicare Physician Payment Reform
September  |  ACA RUC Advisors Comment to CMS on DCs Billing for Evaluation & Management (E/M) Services