Comment Letters

  • 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and Technology Alliance (MITA) is pleased to submit comments on the Oregon Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC) draft guidance for Nuclear Cardiac Imaging posted on June 25, 2014.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

  • 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



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