Advocacy Letters 2021

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  • NAACOS submits comments in response to the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) request for input (RFI) on social determinants of health (SDOH) and health equity.

  • NAACOS and 11 other organizations ask CMS to provide ACOs with the options to select pre-pandemic years for benchmarks in 2022

  • NAACOS submits comments in response to the Congressional Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Caucus request for information (RFI) on challenges and opportunities to better address SDOH

  • Read NAACOS' detailed comments in response to the proposed 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule rule

  • NAACOS writes ONC about including eCQM capabilities in its EHR Reporting Program

  • NAACOS and other notable organizations write HHS Secretary Becerra on advancing Medicare’s value-based care initiatives

  • NAACOS and 11 others leading health organizations ask Congress to include Value Act in reconciliation package

  • NAACOS urges CMS to implement a narrow national Medicare coverage determination of Aduhelm

  • NAACOS submits comments in response to congressional request for information (RFI) on public option legislation

  • NAACOS supports bill that removes cost-sharing obligations from Medicare Chronic Care Management codes

  • NAACOS and 13 other leading organizations support the Value in Health Care Act of 2021

  • NAACOS letter to Innovation Center makes recommendations on improving Direct Contracting

  • NAACOS comments on OMB Advancing Equity RFI

  • NAACOS submits comments to CMS in response to 2022 proposed IPPS rule

  • NAACOS Letter Urges New CMS Administrator to Make ACO Improvements

  • NAACOS and 12 others write Congress in support of the Accountable Care In Rural America Act (H.R. 3746)

  • NAACOS asks CMS to extend MSSP application deadlines

  • NAACOS files comments in response to proposed changes to HIPAA Privacy Rule

  • NAACOS and 10 others write HHS asking for a delay in MSSP quality overhaul

  • NAACOS submits a Statement for the Record on a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the future of telehealth

  • NAACOS letter to the Innovation Center outlines steps to promote value-based care and provides detailed program recommendations

  • NAACOS submits a Statement for the Record on the nominations of Andrea Palm to be Deputy HHS Secretary and Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to be CMS Administrator

  • NAACOS joins 13 other groups in a letter urging HHS to extend the Next Generation ACO Model through 2022 and create a permanent full-risk ACO option based on Next Gen

  • NAACOS writes HHS Secretary Becerra on policy priorities for the new administration

  • NAACOS letter to CMS urges 2020 MSSP quality scoring changes due to pandemic