Blended Payments

GOP senators want major Medicare and Medicaid changes

Senate Finance Committee Republicans have submitted a deficit-reduction proposal to the super committee calling for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act and significant changes to Medicare and Medicaid.

House leader proposes $353 billion in Medicare and Medicaid savings to aid deficit

House leader proposes $353 billion in Medicare and Medicaid savings to aid deficit

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) outlined this week a list of Medicare and Medicaid changes, including cuts to healthcare providers, which could save $353 billion over the next 10 years. Cantor's proposals are the result of ongoing deficit reduction negotiations led by Vice President Joe Biden.

White House, Baucus, support 'blended' Medicaid payments

White House, Baucus, support 'blended' Medicaid payments

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) said Wednesday that a proposal to implement "blended" payment rates for Medicaid is "on the table" in negotiations over raising the federal debt limit. This proposal could save the government up to $100 billion over 10 years, the Bureau of National Affairs reports.