The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended that Congress consider directing the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (Secretary) to equalize Medicare payment rates for evaluation and management (E/M) services, and other services that the Secretary deems appropriate, performed in all provider settings. 

On March 24, the U.S. House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health held a hearing entitled “Examining the 340B Drug Pricing Program.” Witness written testimony, along with the opening statements of Subcommittee Chairman Joseph R. Pitts, and