Comment Letters

  • The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Draft Key Questions on Imaging for Pretreatment Staging of Small Cell Lung Carcinoma (“Draft Key Questions”).

  • Dear Administrator Tavenner: The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) appreciates this opportunity to submit comments on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule regarding the hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and calendar year (CY 2015) rates, published in the Federal Register on July 14, 2014 (Proposed Rule). As the leading Read More

  • 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 payment policies under the physician fee schedule (PFS) for calendar year 2015 (CY 2015), published in the Federal Register on July 11, 2014 (Proposed Rule). As the Read More

  • Dear Senators Wyden & Grassley, Thank you for your open letter highlighting the need for Congressional consideration of health care data transparency opportunities that have the potential to improve health care quality and value for patients and taxpayers. On behalf of the medical imaging, radiation therapy, and radiopharmaceutical industry, the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance Read More

  • Dear Administrator Tavenner: We, the undersigned organizations, write to identify certain pressing issues related to implementation of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act). As representatives of multiple physician organizations and manufacturers that are impacted by the law, we are committed to the success of the Sunshine Act. Accordingly, we are reaching out to you 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) Draft Key Questions on Appropriate Imaging for Breast Cancer Screening in Special Populations. Every woman has specific screening needs based on a variety of factors including age, family Read More

  • Dear Director Coffman: The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on the Oregon Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC) draft guidance for Nuclear Cardiac Imaging posted on June 25, 2014. As the leading trade association representing medical imaging, radiotherapy, and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers, MITA has in-depth knowledge of the significant benefits 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) internal HCPCS coding decision, published on July 1, 2014 (the “internal decision”). As the leading trade association representing medical imaging, radiotherapy, and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers, we have in-depth knowledge of the significant Read More

  • 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



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