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While Medicare not expected to top the health agenda,

Lawmakers Prep For 2020 Medicare Positions, Must-Pass Bills

November 09, 2018
While stakeholders expect lawmakers to focus less on Medicare than other health policy in the new Congress, strengthening Medicare is still part of Rep. Frank Pallone's (D-NJ) agenda for the House Energy & Commerce Committee, advocates hope Democrats will look at coverage gaps in the program, and lobbyists say lawmakers could take another look at the site-neutral cuts included in CMS’ recent hospital pay rule. However, the parties may spend much of the next Congress positioning themselves on Medicare in...


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