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October 3, 2018

Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform Praises Proposed OPPS Rule

Advocacy group calls proposed rule step in the right direction, asks for more changes to advance payment parity across sites of service WASHINGTON—The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on how to more effectively establish site neutral payment reform by modifying the Calendar Year […]

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July 31, 2018

Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform Applauds Inclusion of Site Neutral Provision in New Proposed Medicare Rule

New rule would reduce spending for Medicare patients and the federal government by more than $760 million WASHINGTON—Today the Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform commended the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for proposing to expand site neutral payments for all outpatient clinic visits in its CY19 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System […]

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July 16, 2018

Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform Offers Support for Site Neutral Policy in a Letter to HHS Secretary Azar

The letter commends site neutral payment provision in President Trump’s American Patients First blueprint and urges the administration to expand site neutral payments in order to increase competition, preserve patient choice, and reduce healthcare costs WASHINGTON––The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform submitted a letterto Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar today providing support […]

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May 4, 2018

Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform Applauds Site Neutral Policies in the Republican Study Committee’s FY 2019 Budget

The RSC budget calls for site neutral payments to apply to all off-campus care settings WASHINGTON––The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform submitted a letter to the Republican Study Committee (RSC) commending the group for including site neutral policies in the budget for fiscal year 2019. The policy, if adopted, would significantly lower Medicare spending and […]

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March 22, 2018

Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform Provides Feedback on Health Care Price and Information Transparency to Senate Working Group

WASHINGTON – The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform today urged a bipartisan group of Senators to consider expansion of site neutral payment policies for outpatient services to help empower patients, promote competition in the health care marketplace and decrease costs. The recommendation was made in response to a request for stakeholder input from Senators […]

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February 14, 2018

Alliance Applauds Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for Examining Costs of Healthcare Consolidation

WASHINGTON—The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform today commended the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for highlighting the high costs of healthcare consolidation to patients, employers, and taxpayers. The Subcommittee hearing, “Examining the Impact of Health Care Consolidation,” will shine a light on marketplace consolidation trends that are increasing costs and limiting patient choice […]

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February 12, 2018

Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform Applauds Inclusion of Site Neutral Payment Reforms in President’s FY2019 Budget

WASHINGTON – The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform – a coalition of healthcare providers, insurers, employers and patient advocacy groups established to address growing access to care issues driven by disparities in payment rates for identical clinical services provided in different healthcare settings – today commended a provision in President Trump’s FY2019 Budget to […]

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July 25, 2017

The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform Endorses Site Neutral Provisions in FY2018 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

The Alliance commends CMS’ effort to reduce payment discrepancies between physician practices and hospital outpatient departments in proposed 2018 physician payment rule WASHINGTON — The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform – a coalition of patient advocates, providers, payers and employers supporting payment parity across sites of service – commends the Center for Medicare & […]

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November 28, 2016

CONGRESS: Protecting “Common Sense” Site Neutral Payment Policy Good for Taxpayers, Patients, Medicare Program

Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform strongly urges Congress to reject efforts to dial back payment parity reforms in 21st Century Cures legislation  WASHINGTON – The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform – a coalition of patient advocates, providers and payers who support payment parity across sites of service – is urging Congress to protect […]

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