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The Academy advocates for otolaryngology—head and neck surgeons related to providing services to Medicare and private payer patients, as well as related to the development of health policy in healthcare system reform.

We also work hard to ensure fair reimbursement and appropriate payer policies for members - and by extension, access to care for patients - providing guidance on reimbursement issues encountered at the federal, state, and local level.

Understand the federal impact on reimbursement and quality reporting programs. View easy-to-read Fact Sheets and more detailed information on the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), Alternative Payment Model (APM) program, and CMS Quality Reporting Initiatives to help your practice prepare.