At the request of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means, DHPA submitted comments on ways to modernize the Stark Law.
Letters to Policymakers
On behalf of more than 1,300 gastroenterologists and other physician specialists whose independent GI practices are members of the Digestive Health Physicians Association, DHPA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services responding to CMS’s request for information regarding implementation of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, promotion of Alternative Payment Models, and Incentive […]
The Digestive Health Physician Association (DHPA) commends 94 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 27 Members of the U.S. Senate for their leadership in signing a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expressing concern that the pending proposal to reduce Medicare fee for service reimbursement for colorectal cancer screening […]
On behalf of more than 1,200 gastroenterologists and other physician specialists whose medical practices are members of the Digestive Health Physicians Association, DHPA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule for Calendar Year 2016. The comments focus on the threat posed by CMS’s proposed […]
In June 2015, DHPA worked with the GOP Doctors Caucus to oppose the repeal of the in-office ancillary services exception (IOASE). DHPA, along with the GOP Doctors Caucus, provided data to Congress in a letter that showed physician practices should be able to provide ancillary services such as advanced imaging, physical therapy, radiation therapy and anatomic […]