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MedPAC Offers 7 Ways to Adjust Medicare Payments
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How should Medicare fix Medicare?

Options for improving the federal risk adjustment formula to account for variations in patient severity and how patient medication adherence impacts federal healthcare spending are two of seven issues highlighted in the latest report from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.

MedPAC, an independent Congressional agency, is mandated by Congress to report on payment issues and make recommendations, and does so twice a year, with reports published in March and June.