MedPAC Offers 2022 Rate Recommendations

MedPAC has recommended modest pay increases for some health care providers and no increases for others in its annual report on Medicare payment policy to Congress. In the report, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission recommends the following changes in Medicare rates for 2022: 2% increase for Medicare inpatient and outpatient services 2% increase for long-term-care hospitals no increase for doctors and other medical professionals no increases for ambulatory surgical centers, outpatient dialysis facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and hospices 5% reductions for home health agencies and inpatient rehabilitation facilities While MedPAC’s recommendations to Congress are not binding on the administration, its [...]