Comments of the National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC) on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Cancellation of the Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment and Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Models and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model
As part of its mission to bring together stakeholders to achieve an affordable, high-value health system, NCHC advocates for constructive policy change. While some members of NCHC do not, or cannot, take positions either on specific legislation, strategies, or on any policies outside their respective mission areas, all that can, do endorse broad policy positions in support of comprehensive health system change. Here is the policy correspondence sent from the National Coalition on Health Care.
Here, you will find all of NCHC's policy correspondence from 2017-present. Please see here for all 2016 and previous policy correspondence.
A letter from the Coalition to Promote Independence in Medicare to the Committee Chairs and Ranking Members in support of H.R. 4006, the bipartisan Community-Based Independence for Seniors Act of 2017
This letter was originally organized and sent by the Medicare Rights Center to Administrator Seema Verma. In 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a time-limited equitable relief opportunity for select individuals currently or previously enrolled in Marketplace plans who delayed Medicare enrollment. This important relief is set to expire on September 30, 2017, and this letter urges CMS to issue an extension.
In a letter sent to Congressional leaders on Tuesday, September 5, the National Coalition on Health Care called for common-sense, bipartisan solutions to address the looming cuts and deadlines impacting non-group insurance, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), primary care, and Medicare benefits and services.
NCHC’s comments on CMS-5522-P Medicare Program: CY 2018 Updates to the Quality Payment Program (QPP), established by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)