Health Policy Memos

October 5, 2020
ASNC Comments on CMS's Proposed Rule on Changes to Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs 

October 2, 2020 
ASNC Comments on CY2021 Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies 
September 27, 2019
Final Congressional PET Sign On Letter to CMS

December 11, 2018
ASNC Comments on CY19 OPPS Final Rule

December 11, 2018
ASNC Responds to CY19 MPFS Final Rule

September 6, 2016
ASNC Comments on Physician and Hospital Outpatient Proposed Payment Policies; Casts Doubts about Stand-Alone AUC Program 

July 8, 2015
CMS Releases Proposed Rule for 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

March 30, 2015
Milliman Study Provides New Evidence Against In-office Ancillary Restrictions

March 27, 2015
The Senate Punts on SGR Fix Until After Spring Recess; CMS holds claims through April 14, 2015

October 6, 2014
First Round of Physician-Industry Data Released to the Public

July 16, 2014
Sunshine Act Physician Registration Open until August 27

June 10, 2014
Lawmakers Voice Concern with CMS Rulemaking Process

June 10, 2014
ASNC Sends Message to Hill against Payment Equalization

June 10, 2014
Sunshine Act Physician Registration Open

April 28, 2014
California Bill to Eliminate In-Office Exception Defeated!

April 2, 2014
Comprehensive SGR Repeal and Reform Legislation Sidelined for 12-Month Patch

February 7, 2014
Deal on SGR Repeal and Reform Policy Reached

December 30, 2013
Excellence in Imaging: A Behavioral and Performance Needs Assessment of Imaging Competence Interprofessional Referrals and Collaboration

December 6, 2013
CMS Releases Final Rule for 2014 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS)

December 6, 2013
CMS Releases Final Rule for 2014 Medicare Physicians Fee Schedule (MPFS)

November 18, 2013
ASNC Payer Policy Feedback Form

November 1, 2013
Blue Cross Blue Shield Announces New Medicare Primary Duplicate Claim and Pricing Mandate Policy

September 17, 2013
SGR Reform Legislative Update

September 12, 2013
AMA Launches New Toolkit to Help Physicians Comply with Revised HIPAA Regulations