MedPAC Meets

Last week the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission met in Washington, D.C. to discuss a number of Medicare payment issues. The issues on MedPAC’s September agenda were: the coronavirus pandemic and Medicare context for Medicare payment policy report on the skilled nursing facility value-based purchasing program report on the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014’s changes to the Medicare clinical laboratory fee schedule congressional request on private equity and Medicare expansion of telehealth in Medicare Medicare coverage for vaccines MedPAC is an independent congressional agency that advises Congress on issues involving the Medicare program.  While its recommendations are not binding on [...]