Mike Enzi

Senators see flaws in RAC payment system

Senators see flaws in RAC payment system

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Aspects of the Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor program came under intense scrutiny during a Senate Finance Committee hearing in June. Lawmakers questioned auditor payment incentives and a sluggish appeals process.

Providers praise Senate Finance Committee for retaining market-basket update in bill

Nursing home providers reacted positively to the release of the Senate Finance Committee's healthcare reform bill Wednesday. They were particularly pleased that the bill would not lower the market-basket update for nursing homes.

As recess winds down, Congress readies for healthcare reform battle

As recess winds down, Congress readies for healthcare reform battle

Congress is preparing to return to Washington D.C. after an eventful August recess. Democrats and Republicans are looking to ramp up efforts at passing, or, in some cases, derailing healthcare reform.