House Panel Hearing Highlights Justifications for MedPAC’s March Report

Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Chairman Pete Stark (D-Calif.) held a hearing on Thursday, March 1 to receive testimony from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). MedPAC Chairman Glenn Hackbarth testified on the commission’s March report to Congress on Medicare provider payment policy. In his testimony before the subcommittee, Hackbarth said that “between 2004…