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  • Signed on Letter: 2024 Medicare Payment Cuts
    Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Johnson, and Minority Leader Jeffries:The undersigned national medical organizations and state medical societies write to strongly urge Congress to quickly pass legislation to stop another impending round of Medicare payment cuts. Abs …

    Joint Letters, Medicare/Medicaid

  • 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Coalition Letter
    Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Johnson, and Minority Leader Jeffries:On behalf of the 54 organizations representing physicians and other health care providers across the United States, we write to urge Congress to stop the 3.4% cut in Medicare physician payment tha …

    EM Workforce, Joint Letters, Medicare/Medicaid

  • CMS NSA Market Share Letter
    Dear Deputy Administrator and Director Montz:As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), working on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services and together with the Departments of Labor and Treasury (collectively “the Departments”), continues to refine federal Independ …

    AAEM Letters, Joint Letters, Medicare/Medicaid

  • Introduction of SCD Medicaid Demo Bill
    Dear Senators Booker and Scott and Representatives Davis and Burgess:The undersigned organizations, all committed to improving outcomes for individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD), look to you for needed leadership in addressing the needs of this community. As we recognize the SCD patient and pr …

    Medicare/Medicaid, Public Policy Statements

  • UnitedHealthcare Retroactive Denial of Emergency Care and the Prudent Layperson Standard
    Vicki Norton MD FAAEM, AAEM Board of DirectorsSaba Rizvi, MD FAAEM AAEM recognizes UnitedHealthcare’s deferment of their dangerous and ill-advised policy to limit patients seeking emergency care. Patients who fear they are having a true emergency should not be deterred from going to the eme …

    Medicare/Medicaid, Public Policy Statements

  • Joint Letter to Oppose H.R. 884 / S. 2772 — The Medicare Mental Health Access Act
    Dear Committee Leaders: The undersigned medical professional organizations write to you with an urgent request that impacts the quality of care that our nation’s patients receive. H.R. 884 / S. 2772, the “Medicare Mental Health Access Act,” would change the definition of “physician” un …

    Joint Letters, Medicare/Medicaid, Wellness