Academy Advocates for Increased Access to Underutilized Services

09/08/2022 - In this year’s annual comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, the Academy worked closely with member experts and advocacy partners in providing recommendations to increase beneficiary access to MNT, Diabetes Self-Management Training and Intensive Behavioral Therapy for obesity.

Additionally, the Academy urged CMS to make telehealth supervision flexibilities allowed under the PHE permanent as well as encouraged CMS to allow for trained Community Health Workers to support the delivery of a variety of services, including nutrition care.

Read the Academy's comments.