Inside CMS - 08/15/2019

Buttigieg’s Rural Plan Mimics Others On Medicare Pay, Social Determinants

By Chelsea Cirruzzo
August 13, 2019 at 3:25 PM
Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg unveiled a rural health plan that closely mirrors that of other Democratic presidential candidates, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s proposals on reimbursement, telehealth and workforce disparities, and Sen. Michael Bennet’s call for CMS to adopt new payment policies to tackle social determinants of health. Buttigieg also advocates setting up a public option while improving Medicare, like presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Bennet (CO). Workforce disparities. Buttigieg calls for...

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