Marshall To Reintroduce Bipartisan MA Prior Auth Bill After CBO Slashes Score To Zero

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / May 8, 2024 at 8:43 PM
A much-touted bipartisan bill to streamline Medicare Advantage prior authorization will soon resurface in the Senate after lawmakers got the Congressional Budget Office to slash its earlier $16 billion price tag to zero, Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS), a leading sponsor, revealed at a Senate Budget Committee hearing Wednesday (May 8). A version of the bill passed the House in September 2022 but then stalled in the Senate due to its high cost, and proponents were counting on CBO to lower...

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