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.
NCHC commends Energy and Commerce and the Ways and Means Committees for advancing bipartisan Medicare chronic care bills yesterday. These constructive home-based primary care and telehealth bills are examples of the innovative care strategies that we will need to improve the affordability and efficiency across our health care system.
Statement by John Rother, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Health Care, following House and Senate passage of legislation raising the debt ceiling, funding discretionary federal programs, and funding natural disaster relief “With the debt ceiling deal, Congress may have averted major disruption to financial markets, but it must still act this month to […]
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)