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Report to the Congress: Promoting Greater Efficiency in Medicare (June 2007)

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  • Executive summary (June 2007 report)
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  • Medicare in the 21st century: Changing beneficiary profile (Chapter 1, June 2007 report)
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  • Producing comparative-effectiveness information (Chapter 2, June 2007 report)
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  • Update on the Medicare Advantage program and implementing past recommendations (Chapter 3, June 2007 report)
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  • Value-based purchasing: Pay for performance in home health care (Chapter 4, June 2007 report)
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  • Payment policy for inpatient readmissions (Chapter 5, June 2007 report)
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  • An alternative method to compute the wage index (Chapter 6, June 2007 report)
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  • Issues in Medicare coverage of drugs (Chapter 7, June 2007 report)
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  • Skilled nursing facilities: The need for reform (Chapter 8, June 2007 report)
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  • Analysis of changes to physicians' practice expense payments (Chapter 9, June 2007 report)
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  • Review of CMS's preliminary estimate of the physician update for 2008 (Appendix A, June 2007 report)
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  • Commissioners' voting on recommendations (Appendix B, June 2007 report)
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