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AACE joined the AMA and other specialty societies in calling on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to reverse their policy of requiring the reporting of medical textbooks and...
Rep. Diana DeGette (D-1st-CO) and Rep. Tom Reed (R-23-NY), Co-Chairs of the House Diabetes Caucus, conducted a year-long inquiry about insulin costs, receiving input from patients, manufacturers and...
At the beginning of November, CMS released the final rule for the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS). As a result of advocacy by AACE members and our colleagues in the medical community, CMS...
AACE, as a member of the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance (DAA), expressed concerns to HHS and FDA regarding accuracy issues with certain blood glucose testing systems and its potential implications for...
AACE, as a member of the Patient-Centered Evaluation and Management Services Coalition, expressed concerns to both Congressional leadership and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)...
AACE, as a member of the Obesity Care Advocacy Network, submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the omission of obesity in the first set of public health...
AACE joined the AMA and other organizations in expressing concerns to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator regarding prior authorization and step therapy for Part B...
AACE, along with the American Thyroid Association and Endocrine Society, submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services expressing concerns about proposed reductions for fine...
AACE submitted a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed changes in the Medicare physician payment policies for calendar year 2019. 
AACE joined the AMA and other organizations in submitting comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator opposing the proposed changes in payment for Evaluation and...
AACE submitted a comment letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the American Patients First, the Administration's blueprint for lowering drug prices and reducing out-of-pocket...
On July 12, CMS released the proposed rules for the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Year 3 of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). With the budget neutrality adjustment to account for...
AACE, along with JDRF, the American Diabetes Association and the Endocrine Society, sent a letter to Noridian as the Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractor (DME MAC) in Fargo,...
On June 11, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the current coverage policy for therapeutic Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) for Medicare beneficiaries will...
AACE joined the AMA and other organizations to urge the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator to consider reducing the onerous Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)...
AACE, as a member of the Obesity Care Advocacy Network (OCAN), sent a letter to the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) provide comments on the recently released draft...
AACE, as a member of the Fracture Prevention Coalition, sent a letter to the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) commending their work on and attention to the issue of screening for...
AACE responded to a request for information by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to help facilitate new approaches to alternative payment models (APMs) for the delivery of high...
AACE submitted a comment letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on their draft 2018-2022 Strategic Plan in regards to diabetes and the complications of the disease, and other...
May 5, 2017 - The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) supports legislative efforts that seek to increase access to affordable health insurance for all Americans.  As health...

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