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  • Chapter 7: An overview of the medical device industry (June 2017 report)

    6/15/2017 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Drugs, Devices, and Tests
  • Chapter 7: An overview of the medical device industry (June 2017 report), harder to measure how much the program spends on medical devices, but Medicare cost report data, to administrative claims, improving reporting by physician-owned distributors (PODs) under the Open, and National Venture Capital Association 2016). Even with this recent decline, the total amount, Administration), PMA (premarket approval). Source: Johnson 2016. 213 R e p o r t t o t h e C o n, medical device companies to help defray the agency’s costs (Johnson 2016). However, wait times have
  • Chapter 6: Payments from drug and device manufacturers to physicians and teaching hospitals in 2015 (June 2017 report)

    6/15/2017 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Physicians and Other Health Professionals, Drugs, Devices, and Tests
  • Chapter 6: Payments from drug and device manufacturers to physicians and teaching hospitals in 2015 (June 2017 report), . We previously described data from 2014 in online Appendix 4-A to the March 2016 report, from the March 2009 report to the Congress The Congress should require all manufacturers, the March 2009 report to the Congress The Congress should direct the Secretary to post the information, drug or device (if applicable); and • year. Recommendation 5-3 from the March 2009 report, Payments program, drug and device manufacturers and group purchasing organizations (GPOs) report
  • Chapter 2: Medicare Part B drug payment policy issues (June 2017 report)

    6/15/2017 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Drugs, Devices, and Tests, Delivery and Payment Reforms
  • Chapter 2: Medicare Part B drug payment policy issues (June 2017 report), directly for drugs. Nonetheless, drug manufacturers’ In our June 2016 report to the Congress, we analyzed, : • improve ASP data reporting by requiring all manufacturers of Part B drugs to report ASP data, data reporting could be improved by requiring all manufacturers of Part B drugs to report ASP data, manufacturers report ASPs but others do not—payment rates based on only the reported ASP data might, paid under Part B to submit ASP data and impose penalties for failure to report. • reduce
  • Chapter 9: Hospital and SNF use by Medicare beneficiaries who reside in nursing facilities (June 2017 report)

    6/15/2017 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Post-Acute Care, Hospitals
  • Chapter 9: Hospital and SNF use by Medicare beneficiaries who reside in nursing facilities (June 2017 report), to incorporate into the NFs’ public reporting requirements; if successful, the Congress could consider, generally declining across facilities (Ingber et al. 2016). However, the large degree of variation, in a formal initiative. In many cases, NFs report that they engage in medication review and advance care, , advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and NPs). For example, interviewees reported, (Ingber et al. 2017a). The second phase of the RAH–NFR initiative, which began in the fall of 2016
  • Chapter 8: Stand-alone emergency departments (June 2017 report)

    6/15/2017 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Hospitals, Physicians and Other Health Professionals, Ambulatory Care Settings
  • Chapter 8: Stand-alone emergency departments (June 2017 report), in the Medicare program (Medicare Payment Advisory Commission 2016). In our March 2017 report, discussions about stand-alone EDs. In our June 2016 report to the Congress, the Commission discussed stand, . 7 The Commission’s recent activity related to stand- alone EDs In our June 2016 report, , the Commission recommended in its March 2017 report to the Congress that the Secretary of the Department, , very few stand-alone EDs are located in rural areas. In 2016, almost all of the 566 stand-alone
  • Chapter 3: Using premium support in Medicare (June 2017 report)

    6/15/2017 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Private Plans, Delivery and Payment Reforms
  • Chapter 3: Using premium support in Medicare (June 2017 report), in its June reports for 2014, 2015, and 2016. The term premium support has been used elsewhere, The Commission began its examination of premium support in its June 2013 report to the Congress, in stand-alone plans in 2016 and did not receive Part D’s low-income policies (originally enacted
  • National Variation in Hospitalizations and Emergency Department/Observation Visits for Medicare Beneficiaries Receiving Long-Term Care in Nursing Centers

    6/15/2017 Document Type: Contractor Reports
    Research Areas: Hospitals
  • Colorado, 80237 December 30, 2016 The analyses reported herein and the contents of this report, data for public reporting purposes beginning on July 1, 2016. SNF days per 1,000 LTC days were, Facility Residents: Annual Report Year 3, RTI, Waltham MA: January 2016 Kramer A M, Lin M, Fish R, Visits for Medicare Beneficiaries Receiving Long-Term Care in Nursing Centers A report by staff from, Beneficiaries Receiving Long-Term Care in Nursing Centers Final Report Submitted to: Mark E. Miller, PhD
  • Fact sheet on MedPAC's June 2017 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System

    6/15/2017 Document Type: Fact Sheets
    Research Areas:
  • Fact sheet on MedPAC's June 2017 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System, 2016 report mandated by the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT, . • In our June 2016 report to the Congress, the Commission discussed stand-alone EDs in the context, . In our March 2017 report, in response to the concern about a lack of Medicare claims data specific, • 202-220-3700 • Fax: 202-220-3759 • www.medpac.gov n Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System · June 2017 The Commission’s June 2017 report examines a variety of Medicare
  • Chapter 10: Provider consolidation: The role of Medicare policy (June 2017 report)

    6/15/2017 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Hospitals, Physicians and Other Health Professionals
  • Chapter 10: Provider consolidation: The role of Medicare policy (June 2017 report), our past site-neutral recommendations in our March 2017 report, affirming the Commission’s support, Levin reporting 265 hospitals involved in transactions in 2015 (Irving Levin Associates Inc. 2016, and Town 2012b, Gaynor et al. 2017). While some integrated entities report strong cost or quality, (e.g., 3 percent to 5 percent) from commercial insurers (Health Care Cost Institute 2016, Health, high in 2014, averaging 7.3 percent nationwide (Medicare Payment Advisory Commission 2016
  • Chapter 1: Implementing a unified payment system for post-acute care (June 2017 report)

    6/15/2017 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Delivery and Payment Reforms, Post-Acute Care
  • Chapter 1: Implementing a unified payment system for post-acute care (June 2017 report), variation across the patient groups. In its March 2017 report to the Congress, the Commission, t h e H e a l t h C a r e D e l i v e r y S y s t e m | J u n e 2 0 1 7 In its June 2016 report, by reviewing the key findings from our June 2016 report and then consider three aspects, key findings In June 2016, we reported that a PAC PPS is within reach. It is possible to design, (see online Appendix 3-B from the Commission’s June 2016 report to the Congress, available at http