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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Our Work > Reports > June 2018 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery

June 2018 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery

Jun 15, 2018 / Reports

Chapters

  • Executive summary (June 2018 report) (revised November 27, 2019)

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  • Chapter 1: Mandated report: The effects of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (June 2018 report) (revised November 27, 2019)

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  • Chapter 1 online-only appendixes: Mandated report: The effects of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (June 2018 report) (revised November 27, 2019)

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  • Chapter 2: Using payment to ensure appropriate access to and use of hospital emergency department services (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 2 online-only appendixes: Using payment to ensure appropriate access to and use of hospital emergency department services (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 3: Rebalancing Medicare's physician fee schedule toward ambulatory evaluation and management services (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 3 online-only appendixes: Rebalancing Medicare's physician fee schedule toward ambulatory evaluation and management services (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 4: Paying for sequential stays in a unified prospective payment system for post-acute care (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 4 online-only appendixes: Paying for sequential stays in a unified prospective payment system for post-acute care (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 5: Encouraging Medicare beneficiaries to use higher quality post-acute care providers (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 6: Issues in Medicare's medical device payment policies (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 7: Applying the Commission's principles for measuring quality: Population-based measures and hospital quality incentives (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 8: Medicare accountable care organization models: Recent performance and long-term issues (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 8 online-only appendixes: Medicare accountable care organization models: Recent performance and long-term issues (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 9: Managed care plans for dual-eligible beneficiaries (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 10: Medicare coverage policy and use of low-value care (June 2018 report)

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  • Chapter 10 online-only appendixes: Medicare coverage policy and use of low-value care (June 2018 report)

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  • Appendix A: Commissioners' voting on recommendations (June 2018 report)

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