Medicare Payment Policies

Glenn Hackbarth talked about efforts by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to craft a new formula for Medicare payments to… read more

Glenn Hackbarth talked about efforts by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to craft a new formula for Medicare payments to doctors. Since 1998 Congress has passed legislation every year known as the “doc fix” overriding scheduled cuts in Medicare payments. At a Ways and Means Subcommittee hearing, Mr. Hackbarth also presented the recommendations in MedPAC’s latest report. It included a 1% increase in hospital payments and a 1% increase in physician fees. close

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Medicare Payment Policies

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298510-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 2011
Last Aired:
Mar 19, 2011

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  • Mar 15, 2011 | 8:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2011 | 1:43am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2011 | 7:43am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2011 | 12:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 17, 2011 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 18, 2011 | 11:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2011 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2011 | 6:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2011 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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