TTAG – Comments/Letters

  • December 22, 2016

    Request for Five-Year Grace Period for States and Tribes to Designate Tribal Clinics as Medicaid FQHCs, and pay them under an Alternative Payment Methodology, to mitigate the “Four Walls” Interpretation of the Medicaid Clinic Benefit

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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 22, 2016

    Draft Tribal Standard Terms and Conditions for Waivers

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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 23, 2016

    Request for State-Based Marketplace Data Letter

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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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  • April 21, 2016

    Medicaid Outpatient Drugs Final Rule Letter to CMS

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  • March 22, 2016

    Access to AI/AN Enrollment Data Request to Secretary Burwell

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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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  • December 21, 2015

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

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  • November 17, 2015

    CMS 100% FMAP Reimbursement Proposal Comment

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  • November 17, 2015

    Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Implementation Comments

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  • October 14, 2015

    Grandfathered Provider- Based Facility to Grandfathered Tribal FQHCs Letter to CMS

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  • September 30, 2015

    Response to Request for Tribal Consultation on QHP Referrals for Limited CostSharing Variation Plans

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  • September 8, 2015

    Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016 – Grandfathered Tribal FQHCs, CMS-1631-P

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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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  • July 9, 2015

    Medicare Provider-Based Status for Indian Health Service and Indian Tribal Health Program Facilities, TTAG Letter to CMS

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  • June 26, 2015

    TTAG Meeting Request to OIG Regarding an Update on Indian-Specific Safe Harbors to the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute

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  • June 26, 2015

    Report on Definition of Who is Eligible for Benefits and Protections Provided to Indians, TTAG Letter to CMS

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  • June 26, 2015

    Request for Confirmation that Eligibility Determinations for Indian-Specific Cost-Sharing Protections Are Being Made Consistent with ACA and Implementing Regulations, TTAG Letter to CCIIO

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  • June 15, 2015

    Comments on Proposed Rule for Stage 1 and 2 Meaningful Use, CMS-3311-P

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  • June 2, 2015

    TTAG 100% FMAP Letter to CMS

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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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  • March 2, 2015

    Solicitation of New Safe Harbors and Special Fraud Alerts, OIG-123-N

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  • February 28, 2015

    Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary Proposed Rule, CMS-9938-P

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  • January 12, 2015

    NAIC Network Adequacy Model Act Comment

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  • January 12, 2015

    CCIIO Issuer Letter Comment

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  • January 8, 2015

    Request for the Creation of a CCIIO-Tribal Working group

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  • December 24, 2014

    Revisions to Payment Under Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2015, CMS-1612-FC

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  • December 22, 2014

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

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  • December 19, 2014

    Request for Information on Contract offers made by Issuers of Qualified Health Plans, Letter to Marilyn Tavenner

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  • December 2, 2014

    OIG–403–P3: Medicare and State Health Care Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Revisions to Safe Harbors Under the Anti-Kickback Statute, and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules Regarding Beneficiary Inducements and Gainsharing.

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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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  • August 1, 2014

    Comments on Marketplace Call Center Scripts

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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 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, OIG–403–P, P2

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  • June 16, 2014

    Comments on Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities, CMS-3277-P

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  • June 10, 2014

    Request for Information Regarding Provider Non Discrimination, CMS-9942-NC

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  • May 29, 2014

    Qualified Health Plans and Indian-specific Cost-sharing Variations, letter to CCIIO

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  • May 13, 2014

    Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Third Party Payment of Qualified Health Care Premiums, CMS-9943-IFO

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  • May 12, 2014

    Health Care Reform Insurance Portal Requirements, CMS-10320 (OCN: 0938-1086)

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  • April 28, 2014

    Minimal Essential Coverage and Other Rules Regarding the Shared Responsibility Payment for Individuals, CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-141036-13)

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  • April 21, 2014

    Comments on Exchange and Insurance Market Standards for 2015 and Beyond,

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  • January 22, 2014

    Basic Health Program Proposed Federal Funding Methodology for 2015, CMS-2380-PN

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  • January 21, 2014

    Comments on CMS-3288-NC; Qualified Health Plan Quality Rating System

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  • January 14, 2014

    Response to CMS Request to Review CMS Guidance to Qualified Health Plans regarding Cost-sharing Protections under Contract Health Services

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  • January 13, 2014

    Response to CMS Request to Review Draft CMS Application Instructions for Indian-Specific Exemptions from the Tax Penalty for Not Maintaining Minimum Essential Coverage

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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

    CMS-10493-Medicaid Survey

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  • September 13, 2013

    Computer Matching Agreement between the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, for the Verification of Household Income and Family Size for Insurance Affordability Programs and Exemptions: CMS Computer Match No. 2013–08; HHS Computer Match No. 1309

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  • May 7, 2013

    CMS-2349-IF: Medicaid Program; Eligibility Changes under the Affordable Care Act of 2010

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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 Essential Coverage, REG-148500-12

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  • April 30, 2013

    CMS-9964-IFC, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Amendments to the HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2014

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  • April 1, 2013

    CMS-9964-P-2: ACA Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans; Small Business Health Options Program

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  • March 18, 2013

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

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  • March 15, 2013

    Comments on Draft CCIIO Letter to Issuers

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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

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

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  • January 4, 2013

    RE: OPM Multi-State Plans

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  • December 31, 2012

    RE: 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

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

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  • December 18, 2012

    RE: TTAG Comments on Draft Model Qualified Health Plan (QHP) Addendum

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  • December 7, 2012

    RE: Comments 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: TTAG Comments on Draft Multi-State Plan Program Application

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  • September 13, 2012

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

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  • September 10, 2012

    RE: Tribal Consultation in State Exchange and Partnership Planning

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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 30, 2012

    RE: Comments on 005010X307 – 834 Health Insurance Exchange: Enrollment

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  • August 17, 2012

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

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  • June 13, 2012

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

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  • April 10, 2012

    RE: National Data Hub

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  • April 2, 2012

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

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  • January 31, 2012

    RE: Comments on HHS Essential Health Benefits Bulletin

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  • October 31, 2011

    Re: Comment on IRS REG-131491-1: Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit

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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-2349-P: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Medicaid Program; Eligibility Changes Under the Affordable Care Act of 2010

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  • September 27, 2011

    Re: Comments on 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: I/T/U Addendum to Prescription Drug Plans (PDP): Revision of Current Collection [CMS-10137]

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  • May 26, 2011

    Re: TTAG Statement on May 13 All Tribes Call Regarding Eligibility of FQHCs that are Tribal Clinics to Electronic Health Record Incentive Payments

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  • May 13, 2011

    RE: Subject: Application, Review, and Reporting Process for Waivers for State Innovation (CMS-9987-P)

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  • April 13, 2011

    Re: Request for Face to Face Meeting with Dr. Berwick

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  • April 13, 2011

    Re: Enabling Indian Sponsorship Under the Exchange Plans

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  • April 13, 2011

    Re: Addendum for Indian Health Care Providers

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  • March 24, 2011

    Re: Determination of Patient Volume in Tribal and Urban Indian Health Programs for Meaningful Use Incentives

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  • March 24, 2011

    Re: Request for Meetings with Appropriate CMS Staff regarding 1) Determination of Required Patient Volume for Meaningful Use Incentives and 2) Potential Changes in Medicaid Pharmacy Reimbursement

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  • March 24, 2011

    Re: Implementation of Section 405(c) of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act

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  • March 24, 2011

    Re: TTAG Paper on ITU Are Essential Community Providers

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  • January 11, 2011

    Re: Medicare Program; Proposed Changes to the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit programs for Contract Year 2012 and Other Proposed Changes [CMS-4144-P]

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  • December 3, 2010

    RE: Indian Health Addendum for Medicare Part D Pharmacy Contracts – Further Comments on CMS-10137 and CMS-10237; FED. REG. NOTICE June 11, 2010

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  • November 16, 2010

    Re: Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs; Additional Screening Requirements, Application Fees, Temporary Enrollment Moratoria, Payment Suspensions and Compliance Plans for Providers and Suppliers [CMS-6028-P]

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  • November 15, 2010

    Re: Review and Approval Process for Section 1115 Demonstrations [CMS-2325-P]

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  • October 21, 2010

    Re: The Definition of “Indian” under the ACA, Approved by TTAG – October 13, 2010

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  • October 6, 2010

    Re: Invitation to attend the November 9th, 2010 TTAG Face-to-Face meeting

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  • September 20, 2010

    RE: IHS Billing Arrangements with Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs

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  • August 17, 2010

    Re: TTAG Recommended Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Outcome Measures

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  • August 10, 2010

    Re: Part C -Medicare Advantage Application and 1876 Cost Plan Expansion Application – CY 2012 (Medicare Part D I/T/U Addendum): FR Doc 2010-13898 [CMS-10137 and CMS-10237]

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  • August 9, 2010

    RE: PPACA TTAG Rec Outcome Measures

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  • January 13, 2010

    Re: Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Electronic Health Records Incentive Program: FR Doc E9-31217 [CMS-2009-0117-0002]

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  • January 12, 2010

    Re: Thank you for the December 28, 2009 “Dear State Health Official” letter regarding clarifications about the Citizenship Documentation requirements

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  • December 18, 2009

    Re: Interstate Coordinated Enrollment and Coverage Process for Low-Income Children: FR Doc 67232-67234 [CMS -2311-NC]

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  • April 27, 2009

    Re: Final Rule: Delay of Effective Date and Reopening of Comment Period: Medicaid Program: Premiums and Cost Sharing: 74 Fed. Reg. 13348

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  • April 15, 2009

    Re: Call for National Tribal Consultation on Medicaid Administrative Match (MAM)

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  • March 19, 2009

    Re: Herb Kuhn Response Letter Dated January 16, 2009 Regarding Medicaid Administrative Match (MAM)

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  • February 25, 2009

    Re: Implementation of Tribal Enrollment Documentation as Proof of Citizenship for Medicaid and CHIP Eligiblity

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  • February 25, 2009

    Re: Issuance of a State Medicaid Director Letter Directing the Acceptance of Tribal Documents to Prove U.S. Citizenship for Purposes of Eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP

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  • October 17, 2008

    Re: Proposed Rule: CMS-2249-P, Medicaid Program: Home and Community-Based State Plan Services

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  • June 3, 2008

    Re: Proposed Rule: CMS-0013-P: HIPAA Administrative Simplification: Modification to Medical Data Code Set Standards to Adopt ICD-10-CFM and ICD-PCS

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  • March 24, 2008

    Re: CMS-2244-P, Premium and Cost Sharing

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  • March 24, 2008

    Re: CMS-2232-P, Medicaid Benefit Package

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  • October 11, 2007

    Re: Letter to Senate Finance Committee

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  • April 4, 2007

    Re: CMS Tribal Consultation Policy

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  • March 19, 2007

    Re: Medicaid Administrative Match

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  • February 12, 2007

    Re: Medicaid Prescription Proposed Rule

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  • January 31, 2007

    Re: Across State Borders

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  • January 31, 2007

    Re: Citizenship

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  • August 9, 2006

    Re: Comments to Interim Final Rule on Citizenship Documentation

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  • July 25, 2006

    Re: Native American Coordinators

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  • June 23, 2006

    Re: Citizenship Guidance

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  • May 18, 2006

    Re: Citizenship Language

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  • May 12, 2006

    Re: Proof of U.S. Citizenship for Medicaid

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  • April 10, 2006

    Re: Equitable Relief

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  • April 7, 2006

    Re: Medicare Part D Implementation Issues

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  • February 11, 2005

    Re: Medicare Part D Implementation in Indian Country — Payment Rate Issue

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  • November 23, 2004

    Re: Thanking Administrator for Positive Collaboration with Indian Health Service and Tribes for Regional Trainings on Medicare Drug Discount Card Program

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  • October 4, 2004

    Re: Adverse Impact of the MMA’s Dual Eligible Provisions on the Indian Health Care System

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  • September 30, 2004

    Re: TTAG Endorsement of Comments for MMA Part C Regulations Developed by NIHB with Comments attached

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  • September 30, 2004

    Re: TTAG Endorsement of Comments for MMA Part D Regulations Developed by NIHB with Comments attached

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  • July 22, 2004

    Re: CMS Open Door Forums on Part C and D specific to AI/AN issues

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  • July 15, 2004

    Re: Medicare Like Rates, Section 506 of the Medicare Modernization Act

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  • July 14, 2004

    Re: Indian Principles for Medicare Part C of the Medicare Modernization Act and Proposed Guidelines for Implementation

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  • June 28, 2004

    Re: Recommendations for CMS to consider when drafting regulations for Part D of the Medicare Modernization Act

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  • April 5, 2004

    Re: tribal organizations as recipients of Medicaid Administrative Match (MAM)

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  • March 22, 2004

    Re: use of VISTA and Americorps volunteers by the HORIZONS program for Medicare outreach

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  • February 19, 2004

    Re: outreach and education for Medicare drug card

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  • January 14, 2003

    Re: Comments on final interim rule regarding implementation of discount drug card and transitional assistance

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