House GOP Weighs Changing New Site-Neutral Law In Upcoming Appropriations Bill

By John Wilkerson / December 2, 2015 at 12:23 PM
House Republicans are considering using the omnibus appropriations bill to make changes to the Medicare site-neutral pay policy included in the budget deal that Congress passed in late October, Ways & Means Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX) said. Brady didn’t say what changes are being considered, but the American Hospital Association is lobbying Congress to exempt outpatient facilities that are under development from the Medicare pay cuts. “I know there are some discussions within the omnibus,” Brady told Inside Health Policy...

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