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April 27, 2024

STAT readers respond to First Opinion essays on site-neutral payments, free medical school tuition, and more – STAT, April 27, 2024

“Former HHS secretaries: Congress should adopt site-neutral payments for health care,” by Alex Azar and Kathleen G. Sebelius

As a practicing oncologist, I wholeheartedly agree with the former HHS secretaries’ call to expand site-neutral payment policy. It is a commonsense reform, independent of one’s political leanings.

Regardless of party, policymakers can agree that giving patients the care they need close to home — at an affordable price — is critical. This year, more than 2 million Americans are projected to receive a cancer diagnosis — an all-time record — so this must be a priority.

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