July 21, 2020

Alliance Applauds Federal Appeals Court Decision Upholding CMS Site Neutral Payment Changes

Decision reverses lower court ruling on 2019 OPPS Rule, allows CMSto move forward with payment parity across sites of service Washington, DC — The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform (Alliance) today applauded a decision issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to overturn a lower court’s ruling that […]

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February 11, 2020

Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform Commends Inclusion of Site Neutral Payment Reforms in President’s FY 2021 Budget

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 the Trump administration for its continued support for site neutral […]

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February 6, 2020

Trump Faces Struggle to Defend Hospital Outpatient Pay Cuts – Bloomberg Law, Feb. 6, 2020

The Trump administration will have a tough time defending its effort to ensure that Medicare pays the same rates for services provided at hospital outpatient clinics as at doctors’ offices. The American Hospital Association and dozens of hospitals around the country are challenging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s decision to lower payments to off-campus […]

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November 5, 2019

Alliance Applauds Inclusion of Site Neutral Payment Policies in Final OPPS Rule

Advocacy group strongly supports continued implementation of site neutral payments for outpatient clinic visits WASHINGTON— The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform commends the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for including provisions in the Calendar Year (CY) 2020 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment Systems Final Rule, which […]

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