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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Issues in physician payment policy (A)

Issues in physician payment policy (A)

March 1, 2005

The Secretary should use Medicare claims data to measure fee-for-service physicians’ resource use and share results with physicians confidentially to educate them about how they compare with aggregated peer performance. The Congress should direct the Secretary to perform this function.

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.