Comment Letter

AANS and CNS Comment on 2023 Medicare OPPS and ASC Proposed Rule

  • Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
  • Reimbursement and Practice Management

Ms. Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Administrator
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
ATTN: CMS-1751-P
P.O. Box 8013 Baltimore, MD 21244-1850

Submitted electronically via

Subject: CMS-1772-P Medicare Program: Calendar Year (CY) 2023 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Organ Acquisition; Rural Emergency Hospitals: Payment Policies, Conditions of Participation, Provider Enrollment, Physician Self-Referral; New Service Category for Hospital Outpatient Department Prior Authorization Process; Overall Hospital Quality Star

Dear Administrator Brooks-LaSure:

On behalf of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), representing more than 4,000 neurosurgeons in the United States, we appreciate the opportunity to comment on the payment and quality provisions of the above-referenced notice of proposed rulemaking.

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