Public Policy Committee Recent Initiatives 2018

The Public Policy Committee of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) have supported the following initiatives in 2018.

  • Letter of Support for Wound Management Specialist Certification by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) (12/20/2018)
  • Submitted comments to National Quality Forum on MUC18-107 Hospital Harm – Pressure Injury (12/5/2018)
  • Submitted a request a formal policy reconsideration for Local Coverage Determination (LCD) titled Wound Care, LCD ID DL37228, for contractor Wisconsin Physicians Services Insurance Corporation (11/29/2018)
  • Submitted a response to Medi-Cal’s coverage criteria for seating and positioning products (1/25/2018)
  • Submitted comments to CMS regarding Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2019 Rates (6/25/2018)