Payment Innovation: Other
Congress held two innovation-related hearings on March 7.
Insurance Coverage: Legislation
Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) introduced the Medicare for America Act. The bill would expand coverage in Medicare and Medicaid to include prescription drugs, dental, vision, hearing, and long-term support services. Those who are uninsured or do not have employer-sponsored health insurance, including those in the individual marketplace, would be auto-enrolled into…
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.