MedPAC Wrangles With Bias, Equity Issues In First Conversation On Hospital At Home

By Emma Beavins / September 15, 2023 at 3:00 PM
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has begun its months-long debate on CMS’ Acute Care at Home waiver and is wrangling over concerns about the need for additional research into selection bias, more randomized controlled trials with specific targets, promoting equity across populations, assessing burden on caregivers, and identifying constraints on the model of care. In its first meeting of the 2023-24 cycle, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission last Friday (Sept. 8) was generally united in support of the Acute Hospital...

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