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Testimony

Congressional testimony and comments to federal agencies made on behalf of the Alzheimer's Association.

Celebrity Champion Seth Rogen Testifies Before Congress

Alzheimer’s Association concerns about new payment methodology for skilled nursing facilities
August 23, 2017

Alzheimer’s Association comments for meeting on behavioral health challenges and payment models
August 21, 2017

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on FY 2018 Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System
June 26, 2017
Alzheimer’s Association feedback on data collection and quality measurement in inpatient rehabilitation facilities

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on FY 2018 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System
June 22, 2017
Alzheimer’s Association feedback on data collection and quality measurement in skilled nursing facilities and proposed changes to long-term care requirements

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on FY 2018 Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System
June 9, 2017
Alzheimer’s Association feedback on data collection and quality measurement in long-term care hospitals.

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on FDA Office of Patient Affairs
May 11, 2017
Association response to new office within the Food and Drug Administration.

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on LGBT Survey Participants
May 1, 2017
Association support for inclusion of LGBT individuals in Older Americans Act survey.

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on Draft Principles for a Person-Centered Approach to Serious or Advanced Illness
April 21, 2017
Alzheimer’s Association feedback on person-centered planning and care principles

Alzheimer’s Association Concerns on Dementia Diagnostic Codes under ICD-11
March 23, 2017
Alzheimer’s Association letter to the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee discouraging the removal of dementia-related diagnostic codes from the Mental and Behavioral Disorders section.

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on the National Institutes of Health’s Alzheimer’s Disease Fiscal Year 2019 Bypass Budget
March 22, 2017
Alzheimer’s Association recommendations on NIH’s 2019 Professional Judgment Budget research priorities.

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on Annual Updates to Medicare Advantage, Part C and Part D Payment Policies for 2018
March 3, 2017
Alzheimer’s Association suggestions related to risk adjustment, antipsychotic use and quality measurement, and Part D formularies.

Alzheimer’s Association Response to PACE Innovation Act Request for Information
January 27, 2017
Alzheimer’s Association recommendations on expansion of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

Alzheimer's Association Comments on Medicaid HCBS Request for Information
January 6, 2017
Alzheimer's Association recommendations on Medicaid HCBS access and quality issues

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention Model Guidelines
October 27, 2016
Alzheimer’s Association response to the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention's updated model formulary

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on PACE Regulation Update
October 17, 2016
Alzheimer’s Association response to revisions to the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

H.R.4919/S.2614 Kevin and Avonte's Law
September 28, 2016
Association letter urging House action on H.R. 4919

H.R. 3099/S.1719, the RAISE Family Caregivers Act of 2015
September 28, 2016
Association letter urging House action on H.R. 3099

Statement on the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act to US House Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health
September 8, 2016
Alzheimer's Association statement supporting the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act, which will provide support services for families and individuals living with Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's Association Comments on revisions to CY 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
September 6, 2016
Alzheimer's Association feedback and suggestions on the 2017 Physician Fee Schedule, including recommendations related to new care planning services for persons with cognitive impairment

Alzheimer's Advocate public comments on CY 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
September 6, 2016
Alzheimer's Association advocates' suggestions to CMS about new care planning services for persons with cognitive impairment

Alzheimer’s Association’s National Early-Stage Advisory Group comments on revisions to CY 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
September 6, 2016
Alzheimer's Association's National Early-Stage Advisors' recommendations to CMS about new care planning services for persons with cognitive impairment

Alzheimer's Association's Expert Taskforce Consensus Statement on CMS Proposed Billing Code
September 6, 2016
Alzheimer's Association convenes expert task force to respond to CMS care planning code

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on Annual Medicare Hospice Payment Update
June 20, 2016
Alzheimer’s Association discussion of Medicare hospice analysis

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on FDA Medical Device Guidance
May 24, 2016
Alzheimer’s Association support for guidance to industry on investigational neurological devices

Alzheimer’s Association Suggested Guidance on Home- and Community-Based Services
May 20, 2016
Alzheimer’s Association suggested language for dementia-specific Medicaid home-and community-based services

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on Medicare Part B Demonstration Project
May 3, 2016
Alzheimer’s Association concerns on a demonstration project that could negatively affect innovation in drug development

Alzheimer’s Association Comments on Medicare Advantage and Part D Annual Update
March 4, 2016
Alzheimer’s Association feedback on various Medicare Advantage and Part D issues, including risk adjustment, care planning, and antipsychotic use

Alzheimer's Association Comments to FCC on Cognitive Disability Telecommunications
January 22, 2016
Alzheimer’s Association feedback on the telecommunications needs of persons with cognitive disabilities

Alzheimer's Association Comments to Veterans Affairs on Community Residential Care
January 8, 2016
Alzheimer’s Association concerns regarding protections for veterans in community residential care facilities

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