Friday, February 23, 2018

Very Very Brief Blog: MEDPAC gets course in Cost Effectiveness

There is a cliche' that "Medicare doesn't consider cost" but each year it has hundreds of pages of policymaking on value based purchasing, lowering costs of certain services, bundled purchasing with no extra payment for extra stuff, and so on. 

The MEDPAC advisory body for CMS gets a "primer on cost effectiveness analysis" or CEA at its next meeting, on Friday March 2.  Pic:

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