August 2, 2017

Medicare Proposal to Better Align Payments Deserves Broad Support – Morning Consult, Aug. 2, 2017

By Randy Broun   |   August 2, 2017 When it comes to health care services, many Americans assume that the government pays for health care the same way consumers pay for products in the retail setting. A consumer buying a bag of chips at Grocery Store A would expect to pay a comparable price for that exact same […]

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July 25, 2017

The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform Endorses Site Neutral Provisions in FY2018 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

The Alliance commends CMS’ effort to reduce payment discrepancies between physician practices and hospital outpatient departments in proposed 2018 physician payment rule WASHINGTON — The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform – a coalition of patient advocates, providers, payers and employers supporting payment parity across sites of service – commends the Center for Medicare & […]

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June 29, 2017

Modernize Medicare With Site Neutral Payment – Morning Consult, June 29, 2017

By David Hakimian   |   June 29, 2017 Analyzing the high costs of health care has become one of our most time- and energy-consuming national pastimes. In Washington, a great deal of that activity focuses on Medicare — a program at risk of buckling under the strain of aging baby boomers, runaway spending and outdated policies. […]

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June 19, 2017

Site-Neutral Payments Healthy for Patients – The American Spectator, June 19, 2017

By David Hogberg | June 19, 2017 Competition in the healthcare market is healthy for patients. Unfortunately, in recent years hospitals, aided by government regulation, have reduced competition by consolidating and gobbling up physician practices. “Site-neutral payments” have the potential to slow that trend. Historically, Medicare has reimbursed hospitals for outpatient treatment at a higher […]

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