Advocacy Newsletter

August 2021 Advocacy Newsletter

  • EDPMA Weighs in on Upcoming Rule Implementing IDR Provisions for the No Surprises Act
  • EDPMA Weighs in with State Medicaid Directors on Addiction Reimbursement
  • Labor Department Releases FAQs on Transparency in Coverage
  • Recording of EDPMA Webinar on the No Surprises Act Available
  • Best Practices for Reporting on COVID Provider Relief
  • Don’t Miss Sunday’s Committee Day or Wednesday’s Focus on Reimbursement at the Solutions Summit
  • OIG Work Plan Released
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July 2021 Advocacy Newsletter

July 2021 Articles:

  • EDPMA Prepares Comments on Surprise Billing Interim Final Rule
  • July Update on State Activity on Out-of-Network Reimbursement
  • CMS Proposes 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
  • EDPMA Urges Medicare Conversion Factor Increase
  • CMS Proposes 2022 Update to Outpatient Prospective Payment System
  • COVID Provider Relief Reporting Portal Opens
  • CMS Updates FAQs for Medicare Accelerated and Advanced Payments
  • No Surprises Act State APCD Advisory Committee Meets Again
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June 2021 Advocacy Newsletter

June 2021 Articles:

  • EDPMA Meets with Key Decisionmakers on “No Surprises Act” Regulations
  • EDPMA Meets with Insurers on Down-Coding Based on Diagnosis
  • EDPMA Comments on Proposed IPPS Rule
  • EDPMA Drafts Letter to MACs on Documentation Requirements for Split/Shared Visits
  • ACA Upheld Again
  • June State Update on Surprise Billing
  • New Policy for Separately Reportable Services Implemented
  • Update on Debt Collection Legislation
  • Report to Congress on Private Equity
  • 2021 EDPMA Solutions Summit Special Focus on Reimbursement
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May 2021 Advocacy Newsletter

May 2021 Articles:

  • Continued Engagement on Implementation of the No Surprises Act
  • May State Update on Surprise Billing
  • Update on Problematic Down-Coding Policies
  • Please Participate in Data Gathering Project around Centene
  • CMS Releases 2022 IPPS Proposed Rule
  • HHS Plans to Address Network Adequacy in 2023 Rulemaking
  • What Have You Done for Me Lately?
  • Medicare Telehealth Policy Debates on the Horizon
  • HHS Announces Waiver for “Treat in Place” for PHE
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April 2021 Advocacy Newsletter

April 2021 Articles:

  • Update on Implementation of the No Surprises Act
  • April State Update on OON
  • Congress Delays 2% Medicare Sequester through 2021
  • 2021 MIPS Policy Updates & 2023 Payment Update Considerations
  • Don’t Miss Special Wednesday Half-Day Program at EDPMA’s 2021 Solutions Summit
  • Participate in Data Gathering Project around Centene
  • MedPAC Holds Final Meeting of 2020-2021 Cycle
  • EDPMA Weighs in with the AMA on CPT Guidelines
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