Letter to FCC on Telephone Consumer Protection Act Declaratory Order

August 26, 2016

Federal Communications Commission
445 12th St. SW
Washington, DC 20554

Submitted electronically to the Federal Communications Commission’s website: https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings

Re: [CG Docket No. 02-278]

Dear Commissioners:

The purpose of this letter is to indicate the Association for Community Affiliated Plan support for the Joint Petition of Anthem, Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Wellcare Health Plans, Inc., and the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management for Expedited Declaratory Ruling and/or Clarification of the 2015 Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) 2015 Omnibus Declaratory Ruling and Order (the “2015 Declaratory Order”) (CG Docket No. 02-278) filed on July 28, 2016.

ACAP is an association of 57 nonprofit and community-based Safety Net Health Plans. Our member plans, located in 26 states, provide coverage to more than 17 million individuals enrolled in Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Medicare Special Needs Plans for duallyeligible individuals, and Qualified Health Plans. ACAP plans are members of their communities, partnering with states to improve the health and well-being of their members who rely upon the Medicaid program.

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