Reports and Resources

By
PFM
03/04/2015

March 4, 2015
 
Andrew Slavitt
Acting Administrator
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, D.C. 20201
 
Re: Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2016 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates, Part C and Part D Payment Policies and 2016 Call Letter
 
Dear Mr. Slavitt:
 

By
PFM
03/06/2014

March 6, 2014

Marilyn Tavenner

Administrator

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Department of Health and Human Services

200 Independence Avenue, SW

Re: Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2015 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates, Part C and Part D Payment Policies and 2015 Call Letter

Dear Ms. Tavenner:

By
PFM
02/11/2014

PFM was established with the goal of convening a diverse group of stakeholders to generate bi-partisan solutions for Medicare reform – specifically, around improving quality of care for beneficiaries and lowering costs in the program. We are concerned that CMS is not utilizing its authority to institute stable rate adjustments that consider the cumulative effect of existing policies and payment changes impacting the MA program, and ultimately the entire Medicare program and beneficiary population.

For the full letter, click here.

By
PFM
10/25/2013

PFM's partners represent the interests of a variety of people – the elderly, disabled, chronically ill, and those living in rural settings – many of whom rely on Medicare. In the wake of the recent government shutdown, pressure on Congress to reach agreement and pass a budget before the end of the year will arguably be stronger than ever, and PFM and its partners fear that Medicare will, once again, become a target for indiscriminate cuts.

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