House Ways And Means Committee Chair Says Doc Fix Is On His

first_img This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription. House Ways And Means Committee Chair Says ‘Doc Fix’ Is On His To-Do List And a Tuesday hearing of the House Ways and Means health subcommittee focused on options for finding cost savings in the traditional Medicare program. Kaiser Health News: Capsules: Ways & Means Chairman Hopes To Move Medicare ‘Doc Fix’ PlanThe chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee made clear Tuesday that finding a solution to the vexing issue of setting Medicare physician payment rates is on his to-do list this year, and he got some tepid support from a key Democrat. Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., said that the effort could be helped by a recent reassessment of how much it would cost (Carey, 2/27).Kaiser Health News: Health On The Hill: House Panel Examines Nuts & Bolts Of Changing Traditional MedicareKaiser Health News staff writer Mary Agnes Carey and Jackie Judd discuss a Tuesday Capitol Hill hearing during which House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady, began examining options for cost savings in traditional Medicare (2/26).last_img read more