MGMA Advocacy Archive

MGMA's Government Afairs department has been working to represent the interests of group practice administrators for 15 years. Below is an archive of our letters and advocacy efforts sent to the White House, Congress, and other regulatory entities.

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2014

  • MGMA signs onto letter requesting revisions to the proposed CPT/RUC timeline
  • MGMA calls on CMS to make Open Payments changes and requests the agency postpone the Open Payments data release
  • MGMA demands significant changes to the EHR Incentive (Meaningful Use) Program
  • MGMA and AMA send a joint letter to CMS requesting an extension for the Meaningful Use hardship exception deadline, currently set for July 1
  • MGMA sends letter to CMS bringing attention to the recent trend in "virtual" credit card payments and unecessary fees attributed to EFT transactions
  • MGMA comments on burdensome review process of Open Payments Program
  • MGMA sends letter of opposition to H.R. 4302, the "Protecting Access to Medicare Payment Act of 2014."
  • MGMA signs onto letter urging the Senate Finance Committee to preserve the in-office ancillary services exception to the Stark Law
  • MGMA comments on Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug benefit proposed rule
  • MGMA joins over 600 organizations in signing onto letter of support for the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 (H.R. 4015/ S. 2000)
  • MGMA signs onto letter raising several concerns with 90 day grace period
  • MGMA signs onto letter underscoring concerns regarding compliance with the EHR Incentive Program
  • MGMA sends letter to express our support for H.R. 4015/S. 2000, otherwise known as the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
  • MGMA signs onto letter demanding a comprehensive solution to the Medicare appeal backlog problem.
  • MGMA signs onto letter congratulating Congressional leaders on their introduction of SGR repeal legislation
     

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