Medicare

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.

Large family

The Impact of Medicare in Illinois

2.1m Medicare beneficiaries
40.2% of inpatient admissions
29.7% of outpatient visits
  • Comment Letters
  • MedPac
Sep 11, 2017

Physicians Fee Schedule Payment Changes

IHA comment letter re: Medicare Proposed Payment Changes for Physicians Fee Schedule
Sep 11, 2017

Outpatient PPS Payment Changes

IHA comment letter re: Medicare Proposed Payment Changes for Outpatient Prospective Payment System
Aug 21, 2017

Quality Payment Program

IHA comment letter re: Updates to the Quality Payment Program
Jun 12, 2017

Inpatient Services Proposed Rule

IHA comment letter re: Proposed rule establishing new policies and payment rates for Acute and Long-Term Acute Hospital inpatient services for FFY 2018
Apr 13, 2017

WPS Polysomnography

WPS Polysomnography and other sleep studies LCD correspondence
Apr 13, 2017

Sleep Studies

IHA comment letter to the WPS Government Health Administration requesting to delay L36839 implementation.
Mar 31, 2016

Home Health Authorization

IHA comment letter on home health prior authorization proposal

Dec 07, 2017

December Meeting Comment Letter

December 7, 2017

IHA Comment Letter to Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

Oct 05, 2017

October Meeting Comment Letter

IHA comment letter to Medicare Payment Advisory Commission re: October meeting items.
Apr 06, 2017

April Meeting Comment Letter

IHA Comment Letter to Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
Mar 02, 2017

March Meeting Comment Letter

IHA Comment Letter to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
Jan 12, 2017

January Meeting Comment Letter

IHA Comment Letter to the Medicare Advisory Commission