The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine submitted a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on August 21 regarding its proposed rule changes on Medicare payment and delivery reform enacted by MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act). The MACRA legislation represented a complete overhaul of the structure of physician payments under Medicare with a new framework called the Quality Payment Program (QPP), which went into effect January 1, 2017.

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How to Call Your Legislators

Talking to your legislator is key to making a difference.  You need to however be sure to be prepared before your call to make it the most effective.  To prepare:
Guidelines for calling your legislators are included on page six in the Legislative Advocacy Guide.

How to Write Your Legislators

Personal letters outlining key points of an issue are an effective tool when communicating with legislators. Letters should be brief and to the point. Letters are the main source used by legislators to assess their constituencies’ views.

Guidelines for writing to your legislators are included on page seven in the Legislative Advocacy Guide.

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