Advocacy Letters

EDPMA corresponds with stakeholders on issues impacting Emergency Medicine. Below are our most recent letters. Click on the links to read the full letters. Please note: access to the full letters require a member login.

9/14/21 Signed Up as Organization Supporting the Bera/Bucshon Letter on Medicare Cuts

9/13/21 EDPMA Comment Letter on Proposed 2022 Update to OPPS

9/13/21 EDPMA Comment Letter on Proposed 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

8/31/21 EDPMA/ACEP Comment Letter on No Surprises Act IFC#1

  8/30/21 EDPMA Letter to Cigna re: Down Coding

8/10/21 EDPMA/ACEP Letter to Labor/HHS/Treasury on IDR

7/23/21 EDPMA and Coalition Letter on Medicare Conversion Factor

6/16/21 Coalition Letter on UHC ED Facility Reimbursement

6/16/21 EDPMA/ACEP Letter to OMB Re No Surprises Act Implementation

6/14/21-  Third EDPMA/ACEP letter to CCIIO on NSA Implementation 

EDPMA/ACEP Split/Shared Template

5/14/21 — EDPMA WSMA Letter to WA Ins. Comm. Re Surprise Billing

5/14/21 — EDPMA/ACEP  NSA Letter 2 re: Technical RCM Advise

5/7/21 — EDPMA Response to Anthem Response re: Evaluation and Management Services

5/5/21 — EDPMA/ACEP Letter to Moda Health  re: Policy that Violates PLP 

4/14/21 EDPMA Letter to the American Medical Association (AMA) on CPT guidelines

3/24/21 — EDPMA/ACEP Joint Letter to Biden Administration on No Surprises Act Implementation

3/15/21 — Recommendation Letter for Dr. Susan Nedza to Serve as Chair of the All Payers Claims Database Committee

3/8/21   — EDPMA/ACEP Letter to SBA on PPP Eligibility

2/22/21 — EDPMA letter to Anthem on E/M Policy

2/22/21 — EDPMA letter to UHC on 99285 Policy

2/22/21 — EDPMA letter to AETNA on Modifier 54 Policy

2/22/21 — EDPMA/Coalition letter to House on Medicare Cuts

2/22/21 — EDPMA/Coalition letter to Senate on Medicare Cuts


For earlier EDPMA letters, please click here.