LUGPA Comment Letter Archive

2022 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Proposed Rule – Sept. 17, 2021

2022 Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies Proposed Rule – Sept. 13, 2021

Requirements Related to Surprise Billing – Sept. 7, 2021


Comment letter on the Calendar Year 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (“MPFS”) Proposed Rule (CMS-1734-P) –  Oct. 5, 2020 

Comment letter on the Calendar Year 2021 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)/Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System Proposed Rule (CMS-1736-P) –  Oct. 5, 2020

Continuing our efforts for site-neutral payments, LUGPA submitted an amicus curiae brief in support of the HHS Secretary’s action to cap rates for hospital clinic visit services in the off-campus outpatient department setting. –  January 30, 2020 

LUGPA sent comment letters to HHS and CMS regarding the Anti-Kickback Statute Proposed Rule and the Stark Proposed Rule  –  January 2, 2020


LUGPA Comments to CMS on Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (“OPPS”) and Ambulatory Surgery Center (“ASC”) Payment System Final Rule for 2019 – January 2, 2019

LUGPA Comments to CMS on International Pricing Index Model for Medicare Part B Drugs – December 31, 2018

LUGPA Comments to OIG on Request for Information Regarding the Anti-Kickback Statute and Beneficiary Inducements Civil Monetary Penalty – October 26, 2018

LUGPA Comments to CMS on Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program for Calendar Year 2019 – September 10, 2018

LUGPA Comments to Medicare Program Request for Information on Stark Law Modernization – August 24, 2018


LUGPA Comments to CMS on 2016 proposed ECQM – November 20, 2015

Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Short Inpatient Hospital Stays; Transition for Certain Medicare-Dependent, Small Rural Hospitals Under the Hospital Inpatient Payment System; CY 2016 Proposed Rule (CMS-1633-P) – August 31, 2015

Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Repeal – March 25, 2015

Medicare Data Access for Transparency and Accountability Act (S. 1180) – August 11, 2014

Physician Fee Schedule CY 2014 proposed rule (CMS-1600-P) – September 6, 2013

GAO’s Draft Report on the Impact of Self-Referral on Radiation Oncology Services – June 18, 2013