MedPAC Considers Draft 2020 Pay Recs, New Hospital Value Model

December 07, 2018
Congress’ Medicare payment advisers discussed possible 2020 pay for a wide range of providers at their December meeting Thursday and Friday (Dec. 6 and Dec. 7), including draft recommendations to tie some hospital pay to the advisers’ Hospital Value Incentive Program, but the commissioners plan to look again at what to pay long-term care hospitals in January as they didn’t agree on whether to provide LTCHs a pay increase in 2020. The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission recommends payment updates for...

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