Better Medicare Alliance Submits Comments on Proposed Rule to Update Quality Payment Program in FY18

Dear Administrator Verma: 

Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) is pleased to submit the following comments on the proposed rule updating the Quality Payment Program for calendar year 2018. BMA is a community of 90 ally organizations, who, like the nearly 19 million beneficiaries who have chosen Medicare Advantage, share a commitment to a strong Medicare Advantage option. We believe that Medicare Advantage is an important part of the Medicare program.