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MedPAC Weighs Reforms To MA Quality Bonuses, Benchmarks

By Chelsea Cirruzzo
November 8, 2019 at 3:57 PM
Congressional Medicare advisors weighed proposals to reform Medicare Advantage’s quality bonus program and the benchmarks in the MA pay system, but the advisors asked staff to complete analyses on the impacts of the proposed reforms before developing policy recommendations. Quality bonus program. At its meeting Thursday (Nov. 7), the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission repeated calls from its June report to Congress to redesign the current quality bonuses program. Staffers said that the current program doesn’t adequately judge the quality...


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