Comment Letter

Neurosurgery Joins Coalition in Commenting on Prior Auth Rules

  • Reimbursement and Practice Management

Filed Electronically

The Honorable Chiquita Brooks-LaSure
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20201

Re: [CMS-4205-P]; RIN 0938-AV24; Medicare Program; Contract Year 2025 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage Program, Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program, Medicare Cost Plan Program, and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly; Health Information Technology Standards and Implementation Specifications (2025 MA Proposed Rule)

Dear Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure:

The Regulatory Relief Coalition (RRC) is pleased to have the opportunity to comment on the 2025 Medicare Advantage (MA) Proposed Rule. The RRC is a coalition of national physician specialty organizations seeking to reduce regulatory burdens that interfere with patient care. Our recent activities focus on ensuring that utilization review policies are not a barrier to timely and equitable access to care for the patients we serve. The 2025 MA Proposed Rule includes several provisions related to prior authorization (PA) of interest to the RRC.

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