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Advocacy News

2019

September

Congress: Fix MACRA Before 2020

ASPS continues to urge Congress to reforms to the Medicare and CHIP Access and Reauthorization Act (MACRA) to allow for fair Medicare reimbursement for specialty care.

Congress: Support National Medical Liability Reforms

ASPS thanks Sen. Cassidy, MD (R-LA) and Rep. Hudson (R-NC) for their support in advancing national medical liability protections through the Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act and ACCESS Act.

CMS: Protect Physician and Facility Payments

In comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), ASPS offered perspective on the impact of proposed changes to physician and facility payments in 2020.

Providers to Congress: Protect Patients from Surprise Bills Without Compromising Access to Care