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FAH Responds to Senate Request about Health Care Price and Information Transparency

March 23, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team Category: Transparency

Today, FAH submitted a letter in response to a request from Senators Cassidy, Bennet, Grassley, Carper, Young, and McCaskill. The Senators recently launched a bipartisan effort to increase health care price and information transparency to empower patients, improve quality, and lower costs.

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Axios Vitals’ Report on Medicare Margins Misses Key Data Point from MedPAC Report

March 22, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team Category: FAH News, Medicare

In a good report full of facts and figures, it is tempting to pick out one or two and claim they prove your point. Unfortunately, this morning’s (March 22nd) Axios Vitals selectively used data from MedPAC’s March Report to Congress to suggest that hospitals lose money on Medicare because they are inefficient. The blurb entitled “Let’s talk about hospitals’ Medicare margins” misses what is arguably MedPAC’s most compelling data point: 331 “relatively efficient” hospitals experienced a negative Medicare margin in 2016. It’s on page 86 – just two pages past the points highlighted by Axios.

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