Medicare Monday: Catch up on MedPAC and its Part B recommendations

Nicole Longo
Nicole Longo May 29, 2017


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A long weekend is the perfect time to catch up on your reading list. For policy wonks, you can get up to speed with our Memorial Day reading list on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), how it informs Medicare policy and its recent Part B recommendations, which are expected to be included in their report to Congress this June.

  • There’s an agency called MedPAC? Here’s a primer on the Commission and its role in Medicare payments, access and quality of care.
  • Why access to biologics could be at risk. Read more about how coding and reimbursement changes, like those proposed by MedPAC, could have harmful consequences for patients.
  • Putting the data into context. Put Part B spending on medicines into perspective and learn the facts.

Want to learn more? Make sure you’ve caught up on our weekly Medicare Monday posts.

Topics: Medicare, Medicare Monday, Part B