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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Meetings > March 4-5, 2021

March 4-5, 2021


Due to the coronavirus pandemic, MedPAC’s April 2021 meeting was held virtually via video conference on the GoToWebinar platform.


03/04/2021 . 10:15 am - 11:45 am

Congressional request: Medicare beneficiaries’ access to care in rural areas (interim report)

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03/04/2021 . 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Mandated report on the skilled nursing facility value-based purchasing program and proposed replacement

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03/04/2021 . 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Streamlining CMS’s portfolio of alternative payment models

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03/04/2021 . 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Balancing efficiency with equity in Medicare Advantage benchmark policy

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03/04/2021 . 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Mandated report: Relationship between clinician services and other Medicare services

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03/05/2021 . 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Revising Medicare’s indirect medical education payments to better reflect teaching hospitals’ costs

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03/05/2021 . 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Medicare’s vaccine coverage and payment

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03/05/2021 . 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Separately payable drugs in the hospital outpatient prospective payment system

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