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MedPAC releases its June 2016 Report to Congress

On June 15, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) releases its June 2016 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System. The report examines a variety of Medicare payment system issues, including:

  • Medicare drug spending in its broader context
  • Medicare Part B drug and oncology payment policy issues
  • Improving the Medicare Part D prescription drug program
  • Using competitive pricing to set beneficiary premiums in Medicare
  • Medicare’s new framework for paying clinicians
  • Developing a unified payment system for post-acute care
  • Improving efficiency and preserving access to emergency care in rural areas
  • Telehealth services and the Medicare program
  • Issues affecting dual-eligible beneficiaries.

 Click here to read the report.