MedPAC Approves Hospital, Physician Pay Bumps; Doubles Down On Post-Acute Cuts

By Bridget Early / January 12, 2024 at 6:54 PM
Congress’ Medicare pay advisors recommended pay raises in 2025 for hospitals and physicians along with extra so-called Medicare safety-net pay and voted Thursday (Jan. 12) to recommend a second year’s worth of post-acute pay cuts as it approved proposals that would lower base pay rates for skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and inpatient rehabilitation facilities. The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission members voted in favor of pay recommendations for hospitals, doctors, dialysis providers, hospices, nursing homes, home health and inpatient...

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