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HHS to pursue Medicare payment reforms that past Republicans spurned

By The Washington Examiner  
   November 08, 2018

The Trump administration will pursue more experiments to reshape how it pays for healthcare services through Medicare, even though Republicans in Congress pushed back on making similar experiments mandatory during the Obama era. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said during a speech in Washington Thursday that the department is going to expand some of the experiments that tie Medicare reimbursements to doctors to the value of the care they provide rather than a general fee for services.

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