IHA is focused on protecting the Medicare program from drastic funding cuts and harmful reforms. Additional cuts would force Illinois hospitals to cut services, reducing patients’ access to care.
IHA submitted comments urging CMS to forgo proposals that would allow MA plans to assemble narrower provider networks.
IHA provides new, updated information on the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Program amid COVID-19. See our FAQs.
IHA commented on the proposed collection of 340B provider acquisition costs.
IHA recommends 340B covered entities preserve their right to appeal current/future Medicare claims involving 340B drugs reimbursed at any level below the statutorily prescribed rate since Jan. 2018.
IHA commented on on the proposed rule that would establish new price transparency requirements.
IHA commented on the proposed rule establishing new policies and payment rates for hospital outpatient and ambulatory surgical services for calendar year (CY) 2020.
IHA submitted comments to CMS on the the proposed rule establishing two new specialty care models specific to
radiation oncology and end-stage renal disease.
IHA submitted comments on the proposed rule establishing new policies and payment rates for Medicare home health service for CY 2020. The proposed rule contains four policies that raise concerns.
IHA submitted comments to CMS on the Medicare Program: Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System.
IHA submitted comments to CMS addressing three specific proposals contained in the agency’s FFY 2020 proposed Medicare inpatient rehabilitation payment rule.
Comment letter to the Health Resources and Services Administration encouraging the agency to publish its final rule in time to meet the Jan. 1, 2019 proposed date.
Comments due to HRSA by Nov. 23
IHA submits comments to CMS addressing specific provisions of the proposed Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System.
IHA comments on CMS’ proposed rule on new policies/payment rates for Medicare Physicians Fee Schedule and proposed changes to the Quality Payment Program.
Letter to CMS on the proposed rule establishing new policies and payment rates for Medicare home health services for CY2019.
IHA comment letter to CMS re: proposed changes to the Medicare Inpatient Rehabilitation Prospective Payment Systems.
IHA comment letter to CMS re: proposed changes to the Medicare Inpatient Acute and Long-Term Care Prospective Payment Systems.
IHA's comment letter identifies concerns over a proposed rule revising payment policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and other proposed changes to Medicare Part B.
IHA opposes reduced Medicare Part B payments for drugs acquired through the 340B Drug Pricing Program and raises other concerns over proposals impacting outpatient and ambulatory surgical services.
IHA outlines support, concerns and recommendations for improvement in a comment letter regarding a proposed rule continuing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
IHA's comment letter identifies concerns with proposed new policies and payment rates for acute and long-term care acute hospital inpatient services.
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IHA's comment letter addresses Local Coverage Determination L36839 for polysomnography and other sleep studies. An IHA password is required to view this letter.
IHA's comment letter asks the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to suspend efforts to implement a prior-authorization process for home health services, which would delay needed care.
IHA submitted its comment letter to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) in anticipation of its April meeting to be held today and Friday, April 4 & 5 in Washington D.C.
IHA comment letter to MedPAC referencing their January meeting agenda, 340B program, emergency services in rural communities, and site-neutral policy.
IHA's comment letter to the Medicare Payment Advisory Committee on December meeting items and other issues.
IHA's comment letter to the Medicare Payment Advisory Committee addressing issues to be discussed at its November meeting.
IHA comment letter to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission addressing issues discussed at the October meeting.