C-TAC and its Regulatory Taskforce works closely with our partners at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to submit comments on proposed rules regarding those with advanced illness and potential regulatory initiatives. Please see our collection of submitted comments below.
HHS Strategic Vision FY 2018-22 Comments
View C-TAC's comments on the Department of Health and Human Services’s (HHS) draft Strategic Plan for FY 2018-2022. C-TAC's comments offer recommendations on consumer decision-making, advance care planning, and efficient delivery of care.
ESRD Rule Comments
View C-TAC's comments on the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) proposed rule to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). C-TAC’s recommendations illustrate how the proposed ESRD PPS rule can best serve those with ESRD.
MACRA Rule Comments
View C-TAC’s comments on the proposed rule: Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive Under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models, particularly with respect to the policies that would affect providers treating those with especially complex and/or advanced illness.
LTCH PPS Rule Comments
View C-TAC's comments on the Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (LTCH PPS) and Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2018 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers proposed rule.
2018 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice
Read C-TAC's comments on the Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2018 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates, Part C and Part D Payment Policies and 2018 Call Letter.
National Quality Forum: Palliative and End-of-Life Care 2015-2016 Draft Report
View C-TAC's comments submitted to the standing committee of the National Quality Forum on the Palliative and End-of-Life Care 2015-2016 Draft Report for Comment.