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MedPAC Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System, June 2020

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Description
Evaluates Medicare payment issues and offers recommendations to the U.S. Congress. Includes chapters on value-based payment in Medicare, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), the Medicare Advantage quality bonus program, the impact of changes in the 21st Century Cures Act to risk adjustment for Medicare Advantage enrollees, Medicare Part D, separately payable drugs in the hospital outpatient prospective payment system, and the Medicare end-stage renal disease prospective payment system. Examines the current payment policy for low-volume and rural dialysis facilities and proposes changes.
Date
06/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
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Accountable Care Organizations · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Medicare · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Specialty care · Statistics and data