October 1, 2019

CMS-1717-P Medicare Program: Proposed Changes to Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs

September 27, 2019 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1717-P P.O. Box 8013 Baltimore, MD 21244-1850 RE: CMS-1717-P Medicare Program: Proposed Changes to Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs To Whom It May Concern: As participants in the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), we appreciate …

October 1, 2019

CMS-1715-P Medicare Program: Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; etc.

September 27, 2019 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1693-P P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 RE: CMS-1715-P Medicare Program: Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; etc. To Whom It May Concern: As participants in the Adult …

October 1, 2019

RE: CMS-1713-P Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals With Acute Kidney Injury, End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program

September 27, 2019 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1713-P P.O. Box 8010, Baltimore, MD 21244-8010 RE: CMS-1713-P Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals With Acute Kidney Injury, End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program To Whom It May Concern: As participants in the …

July 15, 2019

Access to Vaccines for Medicare Part D Beneficiaries: Today and in the Future

Access to Vaccines for Medicare Part D Beneficiaries: Today and in the Future Capitol Hill Briefing Wednesday, July 24, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm Senate Russell 188 Lunch will be provided To RSVP: info@adultvaccinesnow.org Immunizations are important for young people but are becoming increasingly important for older adults too. Come learn about how immunizations enable older adults and the chronically …

September 10, 2018

RE: CMS-1693-P Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2019; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Quality Reporting Program; and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program

September 10, 2018 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1693-P P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 RE: CMS-1693-P Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other  Revisions to Part B for CY 2019; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Quality Reporting Program; and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program To Whom It …

September 10, 2018

RE: CMS-1691-P Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals With Acute Kidney Injury, End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program

September 10, 2018 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1691-P P.O. Box 8010, Baltimore, MD 21244-8010 RE: CMS-1691-P Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals With Acute Kidney Injury, End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program To Whom It May Concern: As participants in the …

June 26, 2018

RE: CMS-1690-P Medicare Program; FY 2019 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System and Quality Reporting Updates for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2018 (FY 2019)

June 26, 2018 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1690-P P.O. Box 8010 Baltimore, MD 21244-1810 RE: CMS-1690-P Medicare Program; FY 2019 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System and Quality Reporting Updates for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2018 (FY 2019) To Whom It May Concern: As participants in the Adult Vaccine Access …

June 25, 2018

RE: CMS–1694–P Medicare Program: Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2019 Rates

June 25, 2018 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1694-P P.O. Box 8011 Baltimore, MD 21244-1850 RE: CMS–1694–P Medicare Program: Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2019 Rates To Whom It May Concern: As participants …

November 21, 2017

RE: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Innovation Center New Direction Request for Information

RE: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Innovation Center New Direction Request for Information To Whom it may Concern: As members of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), we value the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Innovation Center New Direction Request for Information (RFI), one that promotes patient-centered care and tests reforms that empower …

November 9, 2017

Hirono, Capito, Green, Bucshon Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Seniors’ Access to Shingles Vaccine

Thursday, November 9, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Mazie K. Hirono and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) and Representatives Gene Green (D-Texas) and Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.) introduced the Protecting Seniors through Immunization Act (or “Shingles Prevention Act”)—bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would eliminate Medicare Part D beneficiaries’ out of pocket costs for the shingles vaccine and raise awareness about the importance of …