Inside CMS - 05/18/2017

Senators Set To Mark Up Bipartisan Medicare Chronic Care Bill In Partisan Environment

May 17, 2017
Senators from both parties touted the bipartisan nature of the Finance Committee's Medicare chronic care bill prior to a markup set for Thursday, and some Democrats contrasted the bipartisan work on that bill, which builds on the Affordable Care Act, with the Senate GOP's work to repeal large parts of the ACA. Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said he intends to shepherd the chronic care bill through the Senate, which ranking Democrat Ron Wyden (OR) said is possible thanks to...

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