Advocacy Letters 2020

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  • NAACOS letter calls on CMS and SAMHSA to provide ACOs access to substance use disorder claims data

  • NAACOS and nine other leading health care organizations ask CMS to not finalize quality proposals in the MPFS rule 

  • Letter from NAACOS urges CMS to not implement unilateral changes to the Next Gen trend for 2020

  • NAACOS submits comments to CMS in response to 2021 proposed MPFS rule

  • NAACOS and other leading organizations send letter requesting Congress support value-based payment through COVID stimulus

  • NAACOS endorses the Protecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2020 (H.R. 7663)

  • NAACOS and 12 other leading organizations support the Value in Health Care Act
  • NAACOS writes Taskforce for Telehealth Policy on the need to expand telehealth use in ACOs

  • NAACOS Comments on Health System Resilience RFI

  • NAACOS supports expanding telehealth coverage after the COVID-19 public health emergency in two letters
  • NAACOS letter supports Next Gen extension and asks for further program modifications to protect ACOs in response to COVID-19

  • NAACOS provides detailed comments in response to CMS rules with COVID-19 policies affecting ACOs

  • NAACOS urges swift action to extend the Next Generation ACO Model and announce plans for the future of the Direct Contracting Model

  • NAACOS asks FCC to expand eligibility of the COVID-19 Telehealth Program

  • NAACOS and eight other leading healthcare associations send comment letter to CMS requesting additional ACO protections in response to COVID-19

  • NAACOS and seven others urge CMS to count diagnoses obtained from audio-only telehealth services for risk adjustment purposes

  • NAACOS and others urge HHS to expedite rulemaking around sharing substance use disorder record

  • NAACOS and others ask Congress for assistance for providers serving Medicare Advantage beneficiaries

  • NAACOS and others ask CMS to accelerate CPC+ payments in response to COVID-19

  • NAACOS responds to the 2020–2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

  • NAACOS and nine others ask House and Senate leaders for relief from COVID-19 response

  • NAACOS and nine others ask CMS for relief from COVID-19 response

  • NAACOS and 13 others write Congress to address telehealth during the COVID-19 public health emergency

  • NAACOS joins letter supporting reintroduced bill that modernizes substance use disorder privacy law

  • NAACOS Calls on CMS to Address MACRA Implementation Issues

  • NAACOS calls for changes to Direct Contracting and seeks more information

  • NAACOS Urges CMS to Remove Beneficiary Notification Requirement for ACOs

  • NAACOS joins 28 others in urging the publication of a final rule promoting interoperability

    • NAACOS’s views on patient privacy and health information technology

  • NAACOS supports passage of the Social Determinants Accelerator Act (H.R. 4004)