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FHA Comments: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems
📅 September 14, 2023

The Florida Hospital Association (“FHA”)appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and ambulatory surgical center (ASC) payment system proposed rule for calendar year (CY) 2024.

 


FHA Comments: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System: Remedy for the 340B-Acquired Drug Payment Policy
📅 September 5, 2023

The Florida Hospital Association (“FHA”)appreciates the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) attentive approach to the proposed remedy following the Supreme Court’s decision in American Hospital Association v. Becerra, 142 S. Ct. 1896 (2022).

 


FHA Comments: Proposed Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems FY 2024
📅 June 9, 2023

The Florida Hospital Association (“FHA”) appreciates the opportunity to express our support and concerns related to the Proposed Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2024 Rates (“Proposed Rule”).

 


FHA Comments: Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2024 and Updates to the IRF Quality Reporting Program
📅 June 6, 2023

Florida Hospital Association (“FHA”) appreciates the opportunity to express our support and concerns related to the proposed changes to the IRF prospective payment system (“IRF PPS”) for fiscal year (“FY”) 2024.

 


FHA Request: Co-sponsor HR 2665 and sign on to the Dear Colleague
📅 May 12, 2023

 FHA Requests signing on to the Supporting Safety Net Hospitals Act (HR 2665)

 


FHA Comments on DEA Proposed Rule on the expansion of induction of buprenorphine via telemedicine encounter
📅 March 30, 2023

 FHA Comments on DEA Proposed Rule on Telemedicine Prescribing of Buprenorphine

 


FFHA Joins Other Provider Groups in Letter to Florida Congressional Delegation on DPP
📅 March 20, 2023

 Florida Hospital Association joined the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida and Florida’s Essential Healthcare Partnerships, in a letter urging Florida’s congressional delegation to call for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to rescind its February 17 bulletin regarding funding of Medicaid programs like the state’s directed payment program (DPP)

 


FHA Comments on HRSA 340B Drug Pricing Program
📅 January 30, 2023

 FHA Comments on HRSA 340B Drug Pricing Program; Administrative Dispute Resolution Proposed Rule.

 


 FHA Comments on 42 CFR Part 2 (“Part 2”)
📅 January 30, 2023

FHA Comments on proposed revisions to the regulations governing the confidentiality of substance use disorders (SUD) records, commonly known as 42 CFR Part 2 (“Part 2”).

 


CMS-9899-P: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2024
📅 January 30, 2023

 FHA comments on the proposed rule, CMS-9899-P: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2024.

 


Request for Information on Creating a National Healthcare System Action Alliance to Advance Patient Safety
📅 January 26, 2023

 FHA comments on advancing patient and healthcare workforce safety through the development of a National Healthcare System Action Alliance to Advance Patient Safety (Action Alliance).

 


FHA Comments on Rulemaking 59A-35.115, Patient Safety Surveys
📅 November 18, 2022

FHA comments on hospital public reporting of patient safety survey data for the proposed rule for calendar year (CY) 2023.

 


FHA Comments on the CMS’ OPPS and ASC for CY 2023
📅 September 13, 2022

 FHA comments on hospital outpatient prospective payment system and ambulatory surgical center payment system proposed rule for calendar year (CY) 2023.<

 


FHA Comments on the CMS Medicare Advantage Program Request for Information
📅 September 6, 2022

 FHA comments on hospital outpatient prospective payment system and ambulatory surgical center payment system proposed rule for calendar year (CY) 2023.

 


FHA Comment Letter to CMS on Proposed Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for Rural Emergency Hospitals (REH) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAH)
📅 August 29,2022

 FHA voices its support for CMS’ implementation of the REH designation yet proposes a few updates to the proposed language that would strengthen the program and improve the adoption of the REH designation by hospitals.

 


FHA to CMS Re: Hospital IPPS for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes and FY 2023 Rates
📅 June 17, 2022

 FHA comments on CMS’ FY 2023 proposed inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS) to ensure that Medicare payments for acute care services more accurately reflect the cost of providing hospital care.

 


FHA Comments on the CMS’ Mandatory Minimum Staffing Levels/ FHA Comment Letter to CMS on Mandatory Minimum Staffing Levels
📅 June 10, 2022

 FHA comments on CMS’ mandatory minimum staffing levels and the unintended consequences this could have on patients needing skilled nursing services and the hospitals that serve them.

 


FHA Comment Letter to CMS on Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility PPS for FY 2023 
📅 May 31, 2022

 FHA comments on CMS’ Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility PPS for FY 2023 and updates to the IRF quality reporting program by opposing any action to include home health discharges within the IRF PPS transfer policy.

 

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