As the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee considers legislation to curb surprise billing, the National Observation Stays Coalition, which includes medical associations and patient advocacy
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The Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act (H.R. 2482) will increase access to buprenorphine, a lifesaving addiction treatment, by eliminating the "X Waiver" DEA certificate and the provider-patient
The Conrad State 30 and Physician Access Reauthorization Act (S.948, H.R.2895 ) would allow underserved communities to continue to recruit both primary care and specialty physicians after they
SHM, along with several other medical societies, sent a letter to the US Senate Bipartisan Working Group on Transparency regarding surprise billing proposals and potential unintended consequences
SHM submits comments to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee in response to their request for stakeholder suggestions to lower the overall cost of healthcare. Our
The Reducing Administrative Costs and Burdens in Health Care Act of 2019 (S. 1260) encourages federal and state-level innovation to lower health care costs by reducing excessive administrative
SHM signed onto a multi-stakeholder letter urging Congress to improve MACRA. Included in the letter is a call to implement positive payment adjustments for physicians and to extend APM bonus
SHM signs onto multi-stakeholder letter to the House Ways and Means Committee on policies to address surprise billing and unexpected out-of-pocket costs impacting patients around the country.
SHM, joined by IDSA, ACEP, EDPMA, and ASA, sends letter to CMS on issues with the hospital-based exemption from the Promoting Interoperability category of the MIPS.
SHM joined the National Observation Stays Coalition and submitted comments to the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee following the hearing, "No More Surprises: Protecting Patients