Think Tanks Push Site-Neutral Pay, Providers Want Fewer Regulations

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / March 21, 2019 at 5:23 PM
The American Enterprise Institute and the Brookings Institution are pushing lawmakers to expand site-neutral pay to on-campus hospital outpatient departments, a call that was mirrored in the president’s fiscal 2020 budget. Providers and seniors’ advocates are also pushing more innovation center demonstrations as a way to lower health care costs, and providers continue to call for regulatory relief. Senate health committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) called on providers, policy experts, health plans and others to submit comments on specific steps...

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