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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Our Work > Reports > June 2019 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System

June 2019 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System

Jun 14, 2019 / Reports

Chapters

  • Executive summary (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 1: Beneficiary enrollment in Medicare: Eligibility notification, enrollment process, and Part B late-enrollment penalties (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 2: Restructuring Medicare Part D for the era of specialty drugs (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 3: Medicare payment strategies to improve price competition and value for Part B drugs (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 4: Mandated report on clinician payment in Medicare (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 5: Issues in Medicare beneficiaries' access to primary care (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 6: Assessing the Medicare Shared Savings Program's effect on Medicare spending (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 7: Ensuring the accuracy and completeness of Medicare Advantage encounter data (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 8: Redesigning the Medicare Advantage quality bonus program (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 9: Payment issues in post-acute care (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 10: Mandated report: Changes in post-acute and hospice care after implementation of the long-term care hospital dual payment-rate structure (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 11: Options for slowing the growth of Medicare fee-for-service spending for emergency department services (June 2019 report)

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  • Chapter 12: Promoting integration in dual-eligible special needs plans (June 2019 report)

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  • Appendix A: Commissioners' voting on recommendations (June 2019 report)

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