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Growing Momentum Around 340B

By Leah Ralph, Manager, Provider Economics & Public Policy, ACCC

Once again attention is focusing on the 340B Drug Pricing Program. With policymakers – and a variety of stakeholders – increasingly clamoring for more clarity and with some calling for more restrictions, HRSA has struggled with its authority to issue regulations on certain topics, including patient definition, hospital eligibility criteria, and contract pharmacy arrangements. 271 more words

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Federal Efforts to Advance Cancer Cures Development

By Maureen Leddy, JD, Policy Coordinator, ACCC

On May 21, the House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced its 21st Century Cures legislation, HR 6, by a unanimous vote of 51-0. 730 more words

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Oncology Care Model: Updates from CMS

By Maureen Leddy, JD, Policy Coordinator, ACCC

As the clock ticks down to the May 7 deadline for CMMI Oncology Care Model (OCM) provider Letters of Intent (LOIs), some ACCC members may still be on the fence about submitting an LOI. 589 more words

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SGR Repeal: Are We There Yet?

By Leah Ralph, Manager, Provider Economics and Public Policy, ACCC

As ACCC members know, last week brought unprecedented momentum on an issue physicians and Congress have been struggling with for over a decade: repealing the sustainable growth rate (SGR). 232 more words

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Senate Postpones Decision on SGR

By Leah Ralph, Manager, Provider Economics and Public Policy, ACCC

On Thursday, March 26, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, legislation to permanently repeal and replace Medicare’s sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula for physician reimbursement. 65 more words

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SGR Bill Heads to Senate—Contact Your Senators Today!

By Leah Ralph, Manager, Provider Economics and Public Policy, ACCC

On March 26, by a vote of 392-37 the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed… 127 more words

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Call to Action: Support Permanent Repeal of the SGR!

by Leah Ralph, Manager, Provider Economics and Public Policy, ACCC

With another SGR deadline looming, leaders in the U.S. Senate and House are coming close to striking a bipartisan, bicameral deal to finally replace the broken Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. 203 more words

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