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MedPAC unanimously votes to recommend site-neutral payments

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has unanimously voted to recommend site-neutral payments for certain post-acute services. Skilled nursing interests have championed the policy, but opponents also have been vocal and blasted the vote that took place Thursday in Washington.

Quality measurement is getting out of hand, MedPAC says

Providers are being overly burdened by increasing numbers of quality measures, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission stated in a recent letter to a top health official. The government should take a step back and reevaluate its approach, the letter added.

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