Washington E-Newsletter

MedPAC Submits June Report to Congress

On June 15, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) released its annual June Report to Congress. The report includes several recommendations relevant to neurosurgeons, including:

  • Simplifying and reducing the number of Medicare alternative payment models;
  • Approaches for addressing the prices of drugs covered under Medicare Part B; and
  • Methods for equalizing fee-for-service payment rates across ambulatory settings.

MedPAC published a press release announcing the report.