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GOP’s Focus On Health Care Could Put Medicare In The Cross Hairs

KHN Morning Briefing

Although President-elect Donald Trump promised during the campaign to not cut Medicare, his transition website and congressional Republicans now signal interest in making changes in the program. Details are not yet clear, but the intent is raising concerns.

Medicare Bonuses For Quality Care Going To Fewer Hospitals In 2017

KHN Morning Briefing

More than 1,600 hospitals will earn the rewards, federal officials announce, but that is about 200 fewer than in 2016. In addition, the number of hospitals being penalized under the program is growing. Medicare officials also announce final rules for hospital off-site facilities and choose new private contractors to audit hospital billing.