Medicare’s experience of paying for outpatient imaging services, particularly expensive advanced imaging such as MRIs, CAT scans, and nuclear scans, has been tumultuous over the last 20 years.
USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative experts provide an analysis of a voluntary vendor approach for Medicare to restrain drug spending for Part B drugs.
USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative researchers explain why we need more primary care physicians and how to close the gap between primary care and specialty medicine.
Schaeffer Initiative experts evaluate the impact of Medicare funding for hospitals, physicians and medical education on specialty selection by new doctors.
Schaeffer Initiative researchers explain the details of each action, and discuss the merits, risks, and limitations of these reforms.