Use these materials to learn more about the flawed Medicare physician payment system. Download and print these resources to help guide your advocacy efforts.

Medicare Payment Issue Briefs

  • The Need for Medicare Payment Reform (Download PDF)
  • Congress Must Stop Medicare Payment Cuts Triggered by Budget Neutrality (Download PDF)
  • Medicare Updates Compared to Inflation (2001-2023) (Download PDF)
  • Medicare Alternative Payment Models (Download PDF)
  • Characteristics of a Rational Medicare Payment System (Download PDF)
  • Medicare Basics: Medicare Physician Payment Adequacy: Budget Neutrality (Download PDF)
  • Medicare Basics: Merit-based Incentive Payment Systems (MIPS) (Download PDF)
  • Medicare Basics: The Medicare Economic Index (Download PDF)
  • Medicare Basics: Advancing Value-Based Care with Alternative Payment Models (Download PDF)
  • Medicare Basics: Transitioning to Value-Based Care: Clinical Data Registries (Download PDF)
  • Medicare Basics: MIPS Data Problems (Download PDF)

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