Keyword: Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)
MedPAC warns in its March report to Congress that current Part D policy may encourage health plans to shirk responsibility for managing spending.
Post-acute care may not be the optimal space for bundled payments—at least not yet, MedPAC commissioners said Friday.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission is weighing reference pricing and binding arbitration as possible solutions for rising drug prices in Part B.
An Orlando-area orthopedic surgeon was part of an agreement to pay $1.5 million to resolve allegations of an illegal kickback scheme.
MedPAC issued draft policy recommendations on Friday aimed at controlling drug costs in Medicare Parts B and D.
MedPAC on Thursday voted to approve a recommendation that Congress and CMS overhaul quality and value programs for hospitals.
Under a new proposal, for the first time Medicare would pay doctors for telemedicine services. But some physicians say that may not be a good idea.
The proposal would merge two programs, eliminate two more, and increase the withholding amount.
A gap between the eligibility ages for Medicare and Social Security benefits is causing problems.
The proposal would create patient-centric, site-neutral payments for post-acute care settings that cost $60 billion a year.