Re: Comments on Final rule with comment period, Docket No. CMS-5517-FC, RIN 0938-AS69, Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive Under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models, Federal Register, Volume Vol. 81, No. 214, Part II (Friday, November 4, 2016) The Association of American Physicians and […]
AAPS strongly objects to how CMS-3295-P (the “Proposed Rule”) attempts to subject Medicare recipients to guidelines controlled by private, unaccountable organizations such as the Infectious Disease Society of America (“IDSA”).
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Attention CMS-3321-NC PO Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244 November 16, 2015 To whom it may concern, The undersigned physician organizations write to comment on the Request for Information regarding implementation of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, Promotion of Alternative Payment Models, and Incentive Payments for Participation in Eligible Alternative […]
by: Gerard Gianoli, M.D., F.A.C.S. – http://www.earandbalance.net “In 1814, we took a little trip, along with Colonel Jackson, down the mighty Mississip….” Like any good student growing up in New Orleans, I learned about the magnificent victory of the U.S. forces over the British in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812. […]
This week’s health policy news roundup curated by Jane Orient, M.D. Personnel is policy, and following the personnel is a good clue to where the money is going. Marilyn Tavenner, who spearheaded the Affordable Care Act rollout for the Obama administration, is the latest ACA insider to cash in. “Lobbying for America’s Health Insurance Plans […]