White House Budget Lays Out Proposals To Revamp GME, Rework Numerous Medicare Policies

February 12, 2018
HHS Secretary Alex Azar said the president's 2019 budget request would improve Medicare by pushing the health system to pay for value rather than volume, and it includes proposals such as reworking medical liability and graduate medical education funding, reducing hospitals' uncompensated care and bad debt pay, applying tweaked competitive bidding for durable medical education to all areas of the country and changing both aspects of the new physician pay system. President Donald Trump's fiscal 2019 budget calls for $1.1...

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