October 02, 2014

Why you Should Care About the Growing Importance of MedPAC

Curious about the intricacies and impact of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)? District Policy Group President Ilisa Halpern Paul considers the subject in today’s Morning Consult column, "Why you Should Care About the Growing Importance of MedPAC." MedPAC “is a nonpartisan legislative branch agency that provides the U.S. Congress with analysis and policy advice on the Medicare program.” As Ilisa explains, MedPAC has increasingly become a critical player in the development of Medicare payment policy and health system delivery innovation and reform.

Read the Morning Consult article in full here.

To read the District Policy Group’s summary of the IMPACT Act, the most recent example of legislation enacted based on MedPAC’s recommendation, please click here.

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