MedPAC Releases March 2017 Report to Congress - McDermott+Consulting

MedPAC Releases March 2017 Report to Congress

On March 15, 2017 the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) released their March 2017 Report to Congress. The 2017 report includes recommendations for 2018 rate adjustments in fee-for-service Medicare; encouragement for CMS and Congress to implement MedPAC’s previous recommendations related to post-acute care payments; discussion and recommendations around Medicare Advantage benchmarks; and an overview of the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program.

The report press release is available here.

 

The report fact sheet is available here.

 

The entire report is available here.

 

MedPAC is required by law to annually review Medicare payment policies and make recommendations to the Congress. More information on MedPAC is available here.