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 […]
Alliance Letter to CMS Regarding the 2019 Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Proposed Rule
Download the letter to CMS regarding the 2019 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) proposed rule.
AAOS supports move to site-neutral payments for physician office visits – Becker’s Spine Review, Aug. 14, 2018
By Laura Dyrda | August 14, 2018 The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons supports CMS’ Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System’s proposed rule to move the two sites of service closer to site-neutral payments. The new rule would reduce the payment rate for hospital outpatient clinic visits provided at off-campus […]
Hospitals have been fleecing Medicare seniors—but hopefully not for much longer – The Hill, Aug. 6, 2018
By Ted Okon | August 6, 2018 As we enter the election season American outrage and concern over health care costs continues to be a priority issue on voters’ minds. The byzantine and complex system we have built continues to present a formidable burden for policymakers who must face the entrenched but completely […]