2016 Advocacy Efforts

December 6th

Letter to Senators: Support for Select Provisions of 21st Century Cures Act, Steering Committee only.

December 1st

Letter to Congressional Leadership: Support for Select Provisions of 21st Century Cures Act, Steering Committee only.

December 1st

Letter to Senate and House Leadership: Please Pass H.R. 1361/S. 486 This Year—Ensuring Access to Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) Wheelchairs and Components for Medicare beneficiaries with Disabilities and Chronic Conditions, 29 Members signed on.

December 1st

Joint Coalition Letter to Acting CMS Director: Public Comments on Draft 2018 Letter to Issuers in the Federally-facilitated Marketplaces. 41 Members signed on.

October 6th

Joint Coalition Letter to CMS Director: Public Comments on HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2018 (RIN 0938–AS95), 45 Members signed on.

September 8th

Letter to Representatives: Please Cosponsor the Local Coverage and Determination Clarification Act (H.R.5721) This Year, 31 Members signed on.

August 26th

Letter to CMS Acting Director: (CMS-1648-P): Proposed Rule: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2017 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model; and Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements, Steering Committee only

August 25th

Letter to Congressional Leadership: Please Pass H.R. 3229/S/ 2196 This Year- Ensuring Access to Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) Wheelchairs and Components for Medicare beneficiaries with Disabilities and Chronic Conditions, 37 Members signed on.

August 23rd

Letter to Acting CMS Director: Comments on proposed rule (CMS-1651-P), 41 Members signed on.

March 28th

Letter to OIRA Administrator: Comments on (CMS–10407) Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary, 45 Members signed on.

February 19th

Letter to HHS and CMS: Comments on Proposed Rule, Medicare Program; Request for Information Regarding the Awarding and the Administration of Medicare Administrative Contractor Contracts, Steering Committee only.

January 4th

Letter to HHS and CMS: Comments on Proposed Rule, Revisions to Requirements for Discharge Planning for Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and Home Health Agencies (RIN 0938–AS59), Steering Committee only.