MedPAC Report Slammed by Insurers and Docs over Medicare Advantage and Physician Reimbursement

Health plans and providers alike are disgruntled with a new report (PDF) to Congress released by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) Friday. The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) said the recommendations it gives for physician payments are flawed, while America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) defended Medicare Advantage (MA). “On the heels of Congress allowing a 1.69% cut to Medicare physician reimbursement to stand for the remainder of 2024, today’s MedPAC recommendation to provide a 50% inflationary update for physician servics in 2025 is woefully inadequate,” said Anders Gilberg, senior vice president of government affairs for the MGMA, in a statement.

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