Hospitals, Consumers Clash On Site-Neutral Pay Amid Uncertainty On Health Package

By Michelle M. Stein / November 17, 2023 at 3:38 PM
Consumer advocates and hospitals are clashing over whether site-neutral pay reforms should be included in Congress’ next health package, after House Energy & Commerce Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) recently said she hopes to find common ground with the Senate health committee and Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) pledged to take a deeper look at the issue. Consumer advocates are pushing for the reforms to move forward as early as year’s end, but hospitals are lobbying against their inclusion...

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