Take Action - Sign on to our coalition letter to support HR 4215
centers continue to lose thousands of dollars on every Medicare patient they
treat, creating a future access barrier and an unsustainable financial
situation. Many of you have been a part of these advocacy efforts and thousands
of letters have been submitted to the U.S. Congress and Centers for Medicare
& Medicaid Services (CMS).
Thanks to your partnership we have been able to introduse legislation Protect Accesss to Cellular Transplant (PACT) Act, which would
create a separate payment for donor search and cell acquisition costs. At
the same time, we are continuing our advocacy and education efforts with CMS to
enable payment for these services on a reasonable cost basis. The current
Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule did not address donor
search and cell acquisition payment policy, despite thousands of comment
letters from transplant centers, patient, caregiver and general advocates
across the country.
transplant centers and other organizations to sign on to our letter to CMS. This will help the Agency understand the potential for a serious
Medicare patient access barrier to life-saving allogeneic HCT. Together, we can
make our voices heard and protect patient access to care.
Please read our
letter and email PayerPolicy@nmdp.org by Tuesday, June 12th to undersign.