UPH Government & External Affairs

UnityPoint Health Submits Federal Public Comments: October 2020

by | Oct 15, 2020

In partnership with clinical and operational leadership and staff from across UnityPoint Health, the Government & External Affairs Department has recently submitted formal public comments and feedback on the following:

  • Federal Coordination to Promote Economic Mobility for All Americans Request for Information

  • Physician Fee Schedule CY 2021 

  • MACRA Thresholds for Advanced Alternative Payment Models

  • Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System CY 2021 

To view any of the above letters, please visit the UnityPoint Health Public Comments webpage.

Additionally, the following Requests For information, Proposed Rules or Initiatives are under review as candidates for UnityPoint Health submissions:

  • Iowa Medicaid COVID Flexibilities Duration – Due October 23

  • Senate HELP Committee 340B Request for Information – Due October 30

  • CMS’ EHR Data Quality Draft Recommendations – Due October 30

  • COVID-19 Interim Final Rule – Due November 2

For more information on UnityPoint Health and its public comments to local, state and federal agencies, please contact Cathy Simmons, executive director of regulatory affairs for UnityPoint Health.