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Please Submit Your Comments on the IFR - Comments Due July 9!

VGM Provides Tool for Suppliers to Submit Comments

Within the release announcement of the interim final rule that will provide seven months of relief to rural and non-contiguous suppliers, CMS has said they are soliciting comments about rates in 2019 and beyond. In the supporting documentation of the IFR, CMS cited public comment periods intended to assist in their decision. It will be crucial to have an abundance of comments from independent suppliers in determining the rates for after Dec. 31, 2018. Click here to view the CMS Fact Sheet on the IFR.

VGM has created a general template for suppliers to use when crafting their comments. Click here to download the template, which includes suggested commentary. A few brief, key points that we encourage suppliers to include in their own comments are:

Comments to CMS are due by 11:59 EDT, July 9, 2018. 

Comments may be submitted on by clicking here.

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