Inside CMS - 04/11/2019

Alexander Touts Primary Care, Claims & Price Transparency To Cut Costs

April 04, 2019
Senate health committee leader Lamar Alexander (R-TN) said Thursday (April 4) he hopes to bring a wide-ranging legislative package to reduce health care costs before his committee by June or July based on more-than 400 recommendations he received from provider groups, policy experts, health plans and others. That bill would then be combined with a Finance Committee package for a floor vote, he said. Speaking on the Senate floor Thursday, Alexander praised calls to increase reliance on direct primary care,...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting on the coming Democrat-controlled House of Representatives, drug pricing reforms, Medicaid policy, FDA news and much more.