March 19, 2019
On Friday, March 15, 2019, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) released their March 2019 Report to Congress. The principal focus of the March report is MedPAC’s recommendations for annual payment rate adjustments (or “updates”) under Medicare’s various fee-for-service payment systems. MedPAC also addressed some key quality, innovation and transparency issues as part of this report.
The March 2019 Report factsheet is available here.
MedPAC is an independent congressional agency established by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (P.L. 105-33) to advise the US Congress on issues affecting the Medicare program. More information on MedPAC is available on their website.
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