MMPC: Regulation Comments/Letters

  • November 20, 2017

    NIHB Comment to CMS: Innovation Center New Direction

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  • October 31, 2017

    NIHB Comment to IHS: Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022

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  • October 26, 2017

    NIHB Comment to HHS: Request for Comments on the Draft Department Strategic Plan for FY 2018-2022

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  • September 11, 2017

    Medicare Program: Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2018; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; and Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (CMS-1676-P)

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  • August 30, 2017

    NIHB Comment to IHS: Response to the Recent IHS Listening Sessions Related to the Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS)

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  • August 21, 2017

    Medicare Program: CY 2018 Updates to the Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule (CMS-5522-P) Comment

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  • July 15, 2017

    Wisconsin Badger Care Reform Application Comment

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  • July 12, 2017

    Reducing Regulatory Burdens Imposed by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act & Improving Healthcare Choices to Empower Patients Proposed Rule and Request for Information (CMS-9928-NC)

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  • June 13, 2017

    Medicaid Reform Priorities for the Indian Health System Letter to HHS Secretary Tom Price and CMS Administrator Seema Verma

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  • June 13, 2017

    Medicare Program: Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System; Provider Based Status of IHS and Tribal Facilities Proposed Rule (CMS-1677-P)

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  • May 24, 2017

    NIHB/NCAI Joint Comment To FCC: Actions to Accelerate Adoption and Accessibility of Broadband-Enabled Health Care Solutions and Advanced Technologies (GN Docket No. 17-46)

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  • March 7, 2017

    Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization Proposed Rule (CMS-9929-P)

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  • January 13, 2017

    Proposed Realignment of IHS Headquarters

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  • December 19, 2016

    Medicare Program: Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and Alternative Payment Model Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models Final Rule (CMS-5517-FC)

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  • December 12, 2016

    USDA Assessment of the Barriers that Constrain the Adequacy of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Allotments

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  • November 7, 2016

    Veterans Affairs (VA) Tribal Health Programs – Community Care Consolidation Tribal Consultation

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  • October 31, 2016

    IHS Proposed Circular Governing Purchase of Health Insurance by Tribes and Tribal Organizations (Tribal Premium Sponsorship)

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  • October 31, 2016

    Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund (CHEF) Proposed Rule

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  • October 27, 2016

    IHS Expansion of Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) Draft Policy Statement

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  • October 7, 2016

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Priorities for Serving and Engaging American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans

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  • October 6, 2016

    Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2018 (CMS-9934-P)

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  • October 3, 2016

    Indian Health Service Draft Quality Framework

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  • October 3, 2016

    IHS Draft Quality Framework

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  • September 19, 2016

    Proposed Amendment to 38 CFR 14 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Recognition of Tribal Organizations for Representation of VA Claimaints

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  • September 14, 2016

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Introduction of Nutrition Paraprofessional Training Under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)

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  • September 14, 2016

    Medicaid Program: Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments – Treatment of Third Party Payers in Calculating Uncompensated Care Costs

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  • September 6, 2016

    Medicare Program: Proposed Expansion of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model (CMS-1654-P)

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  • September 6, 2016

    Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs (CMS-1656-P)

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  • August 11, 2016

    Proposed Changes to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Grants Regulations, RIN 0991-AC06

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  • June 27, 2016

    Medicare Program: Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS)

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  • June 17, 2016

    Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System for Acute Care Hospitals and Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (CMS-1655-P)

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  • June 10, 2016

    IHS Proposed New Contract Support Costs (CSC) Policy

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  • May 31, 2016

    Draft Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Tribal Consultation Policy

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  • May 27, 2016

    U.S. Department of the Interior Environmental Justice Strategic Plan 2016-2020

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  • May 20, 2016

    Payment for Physician and Other Health Care Professional Services Purchased by Indian Health Programs and Medical Charges Associated with Non-Hospital-Based Care (PRC Rates)

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  • May 16, 2016

    Enhancing Retailer Standards in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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  • May 9, 2016

    IHS Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund (CHEF) Proposed Rule

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  • May 9, 2016

    Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model Proposal

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  • April 30, 2016

    Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention (SASP) Program FY 2016 Funding Consultation

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  • April 11, 2016

    VA Recognition of Tribal Organizations for Representation of VA Claimants

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  • April 8, 2016

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) E-Enterprise Charter

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  • March 29, 2016

    Expanding Uses of Medicare Data by Qualified Entities (CMS-5061-P)

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  • March 18, 2016

    CMS Quality Measure Development Plan

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  • March 10, 2016

    Response to IHS January 17, 2016 Dear Tribal Leader Letter on CSC Policy

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  • March 4, 2016

    Request for Measures of Health Care Organization Quality Improvement Activities

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  • February 29, 2016

    CMS Information Request, CMS-R-284 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection (MSIS and T-MSIS)

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  • February 29, 2016

    Information Request on PQRS and eRX, CMS-10519

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  • February 26, 2016

    Waivers for State Innovation, CMS-9936-N

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  • February 1, 2016

    RFI: Certification Frequency and Requirements, CMS-3323-NC

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  • January 15, 2016

    Independent Living Services Program (HHS-OS-2015-0012-0001)

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  • December 21, 2015

    Notice of Benefits and Payment Parameters for 2016, CMS-9944-P

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  • December 15, 2015

    Electronic Health Record Incentive Program Stage 3 and Modifications to Meaningful Use

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  • November 24, 2015

    Medicare Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Test Payment System Proposed Rule

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  • November 17, 2015

    CMS 100% FMAP Reimbursement Proposal

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  • November 17, 2015

    Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Implementation

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  • November 9, 2015

    Nondiscrimination in Health Programs & Activities – 1557 NPRM

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  • October 30, 2015

    Request for Delay of Employer Mandate Implementation

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  • October 27, 2015

    340B Drug Pricing Program Omnibus Guidance

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  • October 26, 2015

    Medicare Quality Reporting Payment Penalties Chart

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  • October 26, 2015

    Veterans Affairs (VA) Choice Act

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  • October 1, 2015

    Excise Tax on High Cost Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage

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  • September 30, 2015

    Response to Request for Tribal Consultation on Referrals for Limited Cost-Sharing Variation Plans

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  • August 4, 2015

    ECP Data Collection to Support QHP Certification for PY 2017, CMS-10561

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  • July 27, 2015

    Medicaid and CHIP, Medicaid Managed Care Proposed Rules, CMS-2390-P

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  • June 12, 2015

    American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services

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  • June 12, 2015

    American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program

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  • May 29, 2015

    Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program-Stage 3, CMS-3310-P

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  • May 15, 2015

    Excise Tax on High Cost Employer Sponsored Health Coverage (Notice 2015-16)

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  • April 2, 2015

    NIHB Comments on Treasury Tribal Consultation Policy

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  • March 5, 2015

    Expanded Access to Non-VA Care through the Veterans Choice Program, RIN 2900-AP24

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  • February 4, 2015

    Comment on IHS Proposed Rule on Medicare-Like Rates

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  • January 14, 2015

    Section 102(c) of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 Comment

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  • January 12, 2015

    CCIIO Issuer Letter Comment

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  • January 12, 2015

    NAIC Network Adequacy Model Act Comment

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  • December 24, 2014

    Revisions to Payment Under Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2015

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  • December 22, 2014

    Notice of Benefits and Payment Parameters, CMS-9944-P

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  • October 31, 2014

    Recommended Improvements for IRS Form 8965 and Related Instructions

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  • October 8, 2014

    Comment on VA Tribal Consultation

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  • October 1, 2014

    CMS Tribal Consultation Policy

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  • September 25, 2014

    CMS-10515, Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

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  • September 9, 2014

    Comment on revisions and additions to the Non-Binding Criteria for Implementing Permissive Exclusion Authority under the Social Security Act (OIG-1271-N).

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  • August 28, 2014

    Comment concerning the extension of eligibility for the Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) program to certain part-time employees (RIN 3206-AM86)

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  • July 28, 2014

    Comment on Annual Eligibility Redeterminations for Exchange Participation and Insurance Affordibility Programs and Associated CMS Guidance on Annual Redeterminations for Coverage for 2015. (CMS-9941-P)

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  • July 21, 2014

    Comments on Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Modifications to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs for 2014; and Health Information Technology: Revisions to the Certified EHR Technology Definition. (CMS-0052-P; RIN 0938-AS30)

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  • July 8, 2014

    Comments on Medicare and State Health Care Programs: Fraud and Abuse Revisions to the Office of Inspector General’s Civil Monetary Penalty Rules and Exclusion Authority

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  • April 28, 2014

    Comments on CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG–141036–13), Minimum Essential Coverage and Other Rules Regarding the Shared Responsibility Payment for Individuals

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  • April 21, 2014

    CMS-9949-P, Comments on Exchange and Insurance Market Standards for 2015 and Beyond

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  • October 15, 2013

    CMS 10416, Blueprint for Approval of Affordable Health Insurance Marketplaces

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  • September 30, 2013

    Comments on Request for Information Regarding Nondiscrimination in Certain Health Programs and Activities, 1557 RFI (RIN 0945-AA02)

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  • September 20, 2013

    Recommendations on Options for Implementing Hardships from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Tax Penalty for I/T/U Users and IHS-Eligible Individuals

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  • September 20, 2013

    Agency Information Collection Activities, CMS-10493

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  • May 23, 2013

    Health Insurance Marketplace Applications Letter to CMS

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  • May 6, 2013

    CMS 9955-P Standards for Navigators and Non-Navigator Assistance Personnel

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  • May 2, 2013

    REG-148500-12; Shared Responsibility Payment for Not Maintaining Minimum Essential Coverage

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  • May 2, 2013

    Shared Responsibility Payment for Not Maintaining Minimum Essential Coverage, REG-148500-12

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  • March 18, 2013

    CMS-9958-P; Eligibility for Exemptions; Miscellaneous Minimum Essential Coverage Provisions

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  • February 28, 2013

    CMS 10440, 10439, 10438 Exchange application for health insurance, SHOP application for employers, & SHOP application for employees

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  • February 21, 2013

    CMS 2334-P Medicaid, CHIP, Health Insurance Marketplaces Eligibility and Enrollment

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  • January 22, 2013

    CMS-10434: MACPro: New CMS Online System for State Plan Amendments, Waivers, and Demonstrations

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  • January 4, 2013

    RIN 3206-AM47 OPM Multi-State Plans

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  • January 4, 2013

    HRSA Methodology for Designation of Frontier & Remote Areas

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  • December 31, 2012

    Comments on CMS-9964-P; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2014

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  • December 26, 2012

    Comments regarding CMS-9972-P; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Health Insurance Market Rules; Rate Review

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  • December 19, 2012

    Draft Model Qualified Health Plan (QHP) Addendum

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  • December 7, 2012

    Re: Comment on DHHS Tribal Consultation

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  • November 16, 2012

    Re: Comments of CMS-10445; Survey regarding the Medicare Advantage Quality Bonus Payment Demonstration

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  • November 6, 2012

    Re: Comments of CMS-10003 / ONC: 0938-0829; Notice of Denial of Medical Coverage (or Payment)

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  • October 22, 2012

    Re: Comments on Draft Multi-State Plans Application

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  • September 12, 2012

    Re: Comments of CMS-10320/OCN 0938-1086; Health Care Reform Insurance Web Portal Requirements

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  • September 10, 2012

    Re: Draft Policy on Conferring With Urban Indian Organizations

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  • September 7, 2012

    Re: Tribal Consultation in State Exchange and Partnership Planning

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  • September 6, 2012

    Re: Issues from HHS Tribal Consultation on Federally-facilitated Exchanges (FFE)

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  • September 4, 2012

    Re: 1. Data Collection to Support Qualified Health Plan Certification and Other Financial Management and Exchange Operations (CMS-10433), 2. Data Collection to Support Eligibility Determinations and Enrollment for Employees in the Small Business Health Options Program (CMS-10438), and 4. Data Collection to Support the Data Collection to Support Eligibility Determinations for Insurance Affordability Programs and Enrollment through Affordable Insurance Exchanges, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Agencies (CMS-10440)

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  • August 17, 2012

    Re: NIHB Comments on [OIG–1301–N]: Solicitation of Information and Recommendations for Revising OIG’s Provider Self-Disclosure Protocol

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  • July 16, 2012

    Re: NIHB Comments to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment Section 1115 KanCare Demonstration Application

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  • July 12, 2012

    Re: Confirmation of Attendance & Issues for the July 26th, 2011 Medicare, Medicaid and Health Reform Policy Committee (MMPC) Meeting

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  • June 18, 2012

    Re: Comments on the General Guidance on Federally-facilitated Exchanges

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  • May 7, 2012

    Re: CMS 2349 Medicaid Eligibility Changes under ACA

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  • April 4, 2012

    Re: Comments on VA-IHS Draft Agreement

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  • April 2, 2012

    Re: CMS-2345-P: Comments on Medicaid Program; Outpatient Drugs

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  • March 16, 2012

    Re: NIHB Comments on IHCIA Long Term Care provisions

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  • February 27, 2012

    Re: Safe Harbors

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  • October 31, 2011

    Re: Comments IRS REG-131491-10: Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit

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  • October 31, 2011

    Re: CMS 9980 State Flexibility to Establish Basic Health Program under ACA

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  • October 31, 2011

    Re: Comments CMS-9980-NC: Request for Information Regarding State Flexibility to Establish a Basic Health Program under the Affordable Care Act of 2010

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  • October 31, 2011

    Re: Comments on CMS-9989-P: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans

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  • October 31, 2011

    Re: Comments on CMS-9974-P: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Functions in the Individual Market: Eligibility Determinations; Exchange Standards for Employers

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  • October 31, 2011

    Re: Comment on CMS-2349-P: Medicaid Program; Eligibility Changes under the Affordable Care Act of 2010

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  • September 27, 2011

    Re: Comments CMS-9975-P: Standards Related to Reinsurance, Risk Corridors and Risk Adjustment

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  • September 16, 2011

    Re: Comments on CMS-9983-P: Establishment of Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) Program

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  • August 30, 2011

    Re: CMS 10137 I/T/U Addendum to Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

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  • August 30, 2011

    Re: Comments CMS-10137: Medicare Part D Plans

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  • August 30, 2011

    Re: Comments CMS-10399: Proposed Study on the “Analysis of Transportation Barriers to Utilization of Medicare Services by American Indian and Alaska Native Medicare Beneficiaries”

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  • May 25, 2011

    Re: IHS and Tribal Billing Arrangements with Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • May 13, 2011

    Re: CMS 9987 ACA Waivers for State Innovation

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  • January 7, 2011

    Re: Importance of Preserving the Affordable Care Act and Indian Health Care Improvement Reauthorization

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  • January 3, 2011

    Re: Comments to Memorandum of Understanding Between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Indian Health Service (IHS)

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  • November 16, 2010

    Re:CMS 6028 Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP Programs Additional Screening Plan

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  • October 4, 2010

    Re: Comments Regarding 45 CFR Part 170: Planning and Establishment of State‐Level Exchanges; Request for Comments Regarding Exchange‐Related Provisions in Title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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  • September 28, 2010

    Re: Comments of the National Indian Health Board regarding Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Program; Interim Final Rule; File Code OCIIO – 9995 – IFC

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  • July 27, 2010

    Re: Comment regarding Section 5006(a) of ARRA

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