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Key Lawmakers Float Doc Pay Reforms, Congress Examines Consolidation

By Amy Lotven, Dorothy Mills-Gregg / May 20, 2024 at 8:09 PM
Key lawmakers are floating ideas on Medicare physician payment reforms ahead of the Memorial Day break, with Senate Finance Leaders Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) unveiling a white paper Friday (May 17) , the same week senators unveiled proposals to create a hybrid payment policy and to address prior authorization for drugs. Health care consolidation will be front and center on Thursday (May 23) when the House Budget Committee holds a hearing on Breaking Up Health Care Monopolies:...

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