June 16, 2017
On June 15, 2017, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) released its June 2017 Report to Congress. As part of its mandate from the Congress, each June MedPAC reports on issues affecting the Medicare program as well as broader changes in health care delivery and the market for health care services. This year’s report includes chapters on a wide range of topics:
Other topics addressed in the report include using premium support in Medicare; the relationship between physician and other health professional services and other Medicare services (mandated report); stand-alone emergency departments; and hospital and skilled nursing facilities use by Medicare beneficiaries who reside in the nursing home.
The full report is available here.
Report fact sheet is available here.
Report press release is available here.
More information on MedPAC is available here.