Government Affairs Committee October 2021 Updates

  • October 25, 2021 4:31 PM
    Message # 11925075
    Administrative Director (Administrator)
    • NERUCA Government Affairs Monthly Update

      October 2021


    • ·       Global rates may be modified by BCBS based on actions in NJ

    • ·       State of NY stepping up auditing of facilities


      State Updates

      New Jersey

    • ·      Horizon is notifying urgent care companies that their global rate will be lower. 


      New York

    • ·       State stepping up reporting and safety compliance audits. 

    • ·      Fundraiser dinner on Dec 8th, Providers meeting the governor which is led by the medical society.

    • ·      No change in onerous reporting requirements by state.  We expect smaller provider organization will struggle to comply.  See website for tools to help automate reporting. 

    • Connecticut Reports:

    • ·      Nothing in to report for Connecticut right now.

    • Massachusetts Reports:

    • ·      Several active bills that could impact urgent care including parity for telehealth, focus on disparities in primary care, access to mental health services

    • ·      Lobbyist on retainer.  Practices that are interested in working directly with MA coalition of Urgent Care providers should reach out to Lynne Rosen, CEO, PhysicianOne Urgent Care (

    • New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine

    • ·      Report pending

    • Pennsylvania

    • ·      Report pending

    Last modified: November 05, 2021 3:57 PM | Administrative Director (Administrator)

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