News & Updates

  • Congress Acts on Physician Payment, Provides Some Relief on Medicare Fee Cuts

    • Thursday, January 12, 2023
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    Dec. 22, 2022 - Over the past several weeks, we have called on you to join us in pushing Congress to halt the entire 4.5 percent cut to the conversion factor in the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule. We thank all of you who contacted your Members of Congress with this message. Today, we can share that our efforts were effective, though not as much as we hoped.

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  • Health Policy News: CMS Proposes New Rule to Streamline Prior Authorization

    • Monday, December 12, 2022
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    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a proposed rule aimed at improving and streamlining prior authorization processes.

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  • Advocacy Update: Congress Asked for Feedback on MACRA. Here's What ASNC Said.

    • Monday, November 7, 2022
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    Last week, ASNC sent a letter to a group of bipartisan House of Representatives lawmakers who have requested input from stakeholders about steps Congress can take to stabilize the Medicare payment system while ensuring successful value-based care incentives are in place. In response, ASNC President Dennis A. Calnon, MD, MASNC, called on Congress to repeal the Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) Program for advanced diagnostic imaging and work with medical societies to find new ways to integrate AUC into practice with a focus on low-value imaging.

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