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Fowler: Public Option A Priority But Up To Congress, Questions Remain

By Amy Lotven / June 3, 2021 at 6:39 PM
Creating a public option continues to be a priority for the Biden administration, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Director Liz Fowler said at a Health Affairs event Thursday (June 3), but she stressed that progress on the hot-button policy needs to come from Congress and that states must work through unanswered questions such as whether to base reimbursement on Medicare or something else, and how to maintain a level of competition. Fowler started as head of CMMI three...


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