Site-Neutral Coalition Formed As Obama, Congress Consider Equalizing Pay Among Settings

By John Wilkerson / February 3, 2015 at 2:39 PM
Health plans, cancer patients, nursing homes, and primary care doctors and internists have formed the Alliance for Site-Neutral Payment Reform to lobby Congress for pay policies that would reduce Medicare spending while increasing pay for providers in the coalition -- a move that comes as President Obama pushes site-neutral pay policies for outpatient services in his 2016 budget. Lobbyists for providers across the four post-acute care sectors believe site-neutral pay is near the top of the list of offsets that...

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