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Panel recommends raising Medicare payments to hospitals, docs

Posted On: Jan. 13, 2023 9:44 AM CST

Congress should raise Medicare payment rates for hospitals and physicians next year while cutting fees to skilled nursing facilities and home care providers, MedPAC recommended on Jan. 12, reports Axios. The adjustments from the board, which advises Congress on Medicare policy, reflect inflationary pressures facing providers and concerns about maintaining Medicare beneficiaries' access to care, committee members say.