December 3, 2018
Download the letter to CMS regarding the 2019 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) final rule.
November 6, 2018
Alliance Commends CMS for Finalizing Site Neutral Provision in Final Rule, Encourages Further Action to Continue Expansion of Site Neutrality for All Outpatient Services Washington, DC— The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform today commended the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for finalizing a provision to expand site neutral payments to all outpatient […]
October 26, 2018
Data show that the majority of Americans experience stress tied to medical costs for treating illnesses or purchasing medications. Premiums for most health insurance plans continue to increase as more patients find themselves paying more out-of-pocket in the form of higher co-pays and deductibles. Cancer patients face particular hardship. A recent survey found that 70 […]
October 25, 2018
By Deepak Kapoor | October 25, 2018 Recent efforts by the nation’s hospital industry illustrate the difficulty of controlling expenditures in the nation’s $700 billion Medicare program. Congress included in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA), a clear, bipartisan message that, to the extent similar services can be safely provided in multiple settings, […]