MedPAC Weighs Draft 2021 Pay Recommendations

By Michelle M. Stein, Chelsea Cirruzzo James Romoser / December 6, 2019 at 6:48 PM
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission discussed possible 2021 pay recommendations on Thursday and Friday (Dec. 5 and 6) for a number of industries, including reducing the hospice pay cap and tying some hospital pay to the Hospital Value Incentive Program, though the commissioners plan to have a further discussion in January on what to pay hospitals. Hospice. MedPAC commissioners discussed draft recommendations to have Congress eliminate any pay raise for hospices in fiscal 2021 and wage adjust and reduce...

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