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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Continuing Reform of Medicare Payments to Physicians (C)

Continuing Reform of Medicare Payments to Physicians (C)

March 1, 1999

To refine practice expense relative value units for the Medicare Fee Schedule, the Secretary of Health and Human Services should: Include in the refinement process participants with expertise in payment methods, survey research, and accounting: representatives from the physician community; and payers other than Medicare.

Appeared in: March 1999 - Chapter 7

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.