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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Updating payment rates in traditional Medicare

Updating payment rates in traditional Medicare

March 2, 2000

The Congress should not establish a single overall expenditure target that determines payment updates for physicians’ services and ambulatory care facilities. Within existing statutory authority, the Secretary should not establish setting-specific expenditure targets.

Appeared in: March 2000 - Chapter 4

Topics: Ambulatory care settings and Physicians and other health professionals.