Washington E-Newsletter

AANS and CNS Urges CMS to Address Network Adequacy Standards

On Jan. 8, the AANS and the CNS joined the Alliance of Specialty Medicine in submitting comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the 2025 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters, urging the agency to address network adequacy concerns. Physician network adequacy is an ongoing issue, particularly for consumers that require specialty and subspecialty care. The comment letter urges CMS to take necessary steps to ensure robust access to specialty medicine.