Comment Letters

  • Dear Administrator Tavenner: The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule regarding the hospital inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) and fiscal year 2015 (FY 2015) rates, published in the Federal Register on May 15, 2014 (Proposed Rule).  As the leading Read More

  • Dear Director Teeter, The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on The Draft Findings & Decision for the Health Technology Assessment program’s Proton Beam Therapy (PBT) technology assessment. As the leading trade association representing medical imaging, radiotherapy, and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers, MITA has in-depth knowledge of the significant benefits to the Read More

  • Dear Dr. Hamburg: The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) request for comments on its report to Congress regarding the Agency’s policies on the submission of modifications to legally marketed 510(k) devices, as announced in the Federal Register on March 6, 2014 (referred Read More

  •   Dear Ms. Richter: The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to share suggestions regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) approach to revaluing codes. Our comments on revalued codes reference our position that CMS should appropriately value services and promote transparency with the public. We believe that additional transparency is Read More

  •   Dear Dr. Lawrence: The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) draft comparative effectiveness report entitled Radiotherapy Treatments for Head and Neck Cancer (“Draft Report”). MITA has extensive knowledge of the substantial benefits afforded by radiation therapy and medical imaging to Read More

  •   Dear Ms. Hake: The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) preliminary HCPCS decisions, published on April 23, 2014 (the “preliminary decisions”). As the leading trade association representing medical imaging, radiotherapy, and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers, we have in-depth knowledge of the significant Read More

  • Dear Director Teeter: The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Topic Selection 2014 (“Topic Selection”). As the leading trade association representing medical imaging, radiotherapy, and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers, we have in-depth knowledge of the significant benefits to the health Read More

  • Dear Dr. Hamburg: The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) request for comments on its draft guidance regarding the recommended practices for the distribution of scientific and medical publications on unapproved new uses, as published in the Federal Register on March 3, 2014. Read More

  • RE: Ultrasound for Diagnostic Evaluation of Goiter Suspected or Detected on Physical Examination Dear Director Teeter: The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on the Washington State Health Care Authority Draft Key Questions on Ultrasound for Diagnostic Evaluation of Goiter Suspected or Detected on Physical Examination (“Draft Key Questions”). As Read More

  • Dear Dr. Shuren: The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) request for comments on its draft guidance regarding the reporting of computational modeling studies in medical device submissions, as published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2014. MITA is the collective voice Read More



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