Insurance Coverage: Congress
The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on Medicare for All, the first time a committee with health care jurisdiction has considered the policy. In addition to voicing support for the Medicare for All Act, many Democrats also brought up other proposals to expand coverage, such as lowering the Medicare eligibility age, creating…
Payment Innovation: Other
Congress held two innovation-related hearings on March 7.
Payment Innovation: Quality Payment Program
On May 8 the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing examining MACRA.
Insurance Coverage: Legislation
The House Rules Committee will hold a hearing on Medicare for All proposals, the first time this concept will be in the spotlight.
Prescription Drug: Pricing
The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee will hold a hearing on prescription drug costs in Medicare. Drug pricing continues to be a hot topic on Capitol Hill as lawmakers review several proposals to lower costs.