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  • Chapter 16: Mandated report: Telehealth services and the Medicare program (March 2018 report)

    3/15/2018 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Beneficiaries and Coverage, Private Plans, Quality, Physicians and Other Health Professionals, Delivery and Payment Reforms
  • Chapter 16: Mandated report: Telehealth services and the Medicare program (March 2018 report)
  • Chapter 16 online-only appendixes: Mandated report: Telehealth services and the Medicare program (March 2018 report)

    3/15/2018 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Physicians and Other Health Professionals, Delivery and Payment Reforms
  • Chapter 16 online-only appendixes: Mandated report: Telehealth services and the Medicare program (March 2018 report)
  • Chapter 9: Hospital and SNF use by Medicare beneficiaries who reside in nursing facilities (June 2017 report)

    6/15/2017 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Post-Acute Care, Hospitals
  • Chapter 9: Hospital and SNF use by Medicare beneficiaries who reside in nursing facilities (June 2017 report), the availability of a separate payment that covers telehealth services varies. Medicare permits rural NFs, did not reduce spending for the Medicare program because Medicare pays for services provided, , delirium, infections, and medication interactions) and unnecessarily raises Medicare program spending, of Medicare’s Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) has led acute care hospitals, facility (SNF) services (Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation 2015). The next aspect
  • Chapter 9: Home health care services (March 2017 report)

    3/15/2017 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Post-Acute Care, Quality
  • Chapter 9: Home health care services (March 2017 report), beneficiaries received care, and the program spent about $18.1 billion on home health care services, for most services, Medicare does not require copayments or a deductible for home health services. In 2015, about 3.5 million Medicare beneficiaries received home care, and the program spent $18.1 billion on home health services. Between 2001 and 2015, Medicare spending for home health care more, . Contacts through nonphysician practitioners or authorized telehealth services may be used to satisfy
  • Chapter 8: Telehealth services and the Medicare program (June 2016 report)

    6/15/2016 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Hospitals, Delivery and Payment Reforms, Physicians and Other Health Professionals, Beneficiaries and Coverage, Quality
  • Chapter 8: Telehealth services and the Medicare program (June 2016 report)
  • Fact sheet on MedPAC's June 2016 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System

    6/15/2016 Document Type: Fact Sheets
    Research Areas:
  • Fact sheet on MedPAC's June 2016 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System, TELEHEALTH SERVICES AND THE MEDICARE PROGRAM  This chapter provides the Commission’s analysis, for telehealth services would be borne by the Medicare program, unless such services were, sustainability of the Medicare program. In 2013, drugs and pharmacy services made up 19 percent of program, services that are covered under FFS Medicare. MA plans can cover additional telehealth services, . Beneficiaries using telehealth services tend to be under 65, be disabled, be dually eligible for Medicare
  • MedPAC releases June 2016 report on Medicare and the health care delivery system

    6/15/2016 Document Type: Press Releases
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  • MedPAC releases June 2016 report on Medicare and the health care delivery system, services and the Medicare program. We present our analysis of telehealth services—a multidimensional set, the Medicare program as well as broader changes in health care delivery and the market for health care services. Medicare payment for drugs under Part B and Part D. Three chapters in this report examine, sustainability of the Medicare program. The report addresses:  Medicare drug spending in its, the Medicare Part D prescription drug program. A third chapter includes the Commission’s recommendations
  • Chapter 12: The Medicare Advantage program: Status report (March 2016 report)

    3/15/2016 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Private Plans, Quality
  • Chapter 12: The Medicare Advantage program: Status report (March 2016 report),  the Medicare Advantage program: status report C H A p t e R12 R e C o M M e n D A t I o n s, 6 the Medicare Advantage program: status report C H A p t e R 12 Chapter summary Each year, the Commission provides a status report on the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. In 2015, the MA, . The MA program gives Medicare beneficiaries the option of receiving benefits from private plans rather than from the traditional FFS Medicare program. The Commission strongly supports
  • Chapter 8: Home health care services (March 2016 report)

    3/15/2016 Document Type: Report Chapter Download Full Report
    Research Areas: Post-Acute Care, Quality
  • Chapter 8: Home health care services (March 2016 report), received care, and the program spent about $17.7 billion on home health care services. Over 12,400, the care of a physician. In contrast to coverage for skilled nursing facility services, Medicare, , Medicare does not require copayments or a deductible for home health services. In 2014, about 3.4 million Medicare beneficiaries received home care, and the program spent $17.7 billion on home health services. Medicare spending for home health care has doubled between 2001 and 2014
  • March 2016 meeting presentation: Telehealth services and the Medicare program

    3/4/2016 Document Type: Meeting Materials
    Research Areas: Regional Issues, Beneficiaries and Coverage
  • March 2016 meeting presentation: Telehealth services and the Medicare program