In CMS
Mar 13th, 2017
House plans to replace Obamacare through a proposed Congressional reconciliation bill would reduce federal deficits by $323 billion of on-budget savings and $13 billion in off-budget by 2026, but the human cost will be high, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The bipartisan agency said 14 more people would be uninsured in 2018 under ...
In Billing
Jan 27th, 2012
Two decades of demonstration projects aimed at reducing Medicare expenditures and improving patient care have failed to produce meaningful results, according to a Jan. 18 Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report, “Lessons from Medicare’s Demonstration Projects on Disease Management, Care Coordination, and Value-Based Payment.” The CBO pointed to the fee-for-service payment model as the primary reas...
In Billing
Jul 1st, 2011
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects that, under current law, payment rates for physician services provided to Medicare beneficiaries will be reduced by 29.4 percent in 2012. The large pay cut follows several years of legislative action to either maintain or increase physician payment rates under the Medicare Part B program when those rates were ...
Jun 16th, 2009
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Joint Committee on Taxation staff worked together to produce a preliminary analysis of the major provisions related to health insurance coverage contained in the “Affordable Health Choices Act,” drafted by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP). The estimates are based on provisions from title ...