Wyden Hopes Medicare Chronic Care Reforms Will Move In 2017

By Michelle M. Stein / June 16, 2016 at 1:40 PM
Senate Finance ranking Democrat Ron Wyden (OR) said it would be difficult to move major, “transformational” Medicare reform focused on chronic care before the end of the year, and added Wednesday (June 15) that realistically enactment of Medicare reform to address chronic care will be a 2017 issue. Wyden began considering chronic care policies last Congress when he took over the Finance Committee helm from former Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), and introduced what his website refers to as “The Wyden-Isakson-Paulsen-Welch...

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