Public Forum on the Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model

Experts join Pew on April 11 to discuss proposed evaluation of reimbursement changes


Public Forum on the Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed a broad experiment to evaluate different ways to pay for drugs covered under Medicare Part B. On April 11, The Pew Charitable Trusts will host a public forum to discuss these possible payment models, including how they may affect health care costs and patients’ access to drugs.

Featured speakers include:

Peter Bach, director, Center for Health Policy and Outcomes
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Patrick Conway, acting principal deputy administrator, deputy administrator for innovation and quality, and chief medical officer
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Stephen Grubbs, vice president, clinical affairs
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Jack Hoadley, research professor
Georgetown University

Stacy Sanders, federal policy director
Medicare Rights Center

Laurel Todd, vice president, health care policy and research
Biotechnology Innovation Organization

Date: Monday, April 11, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT
Location: The Pew Charitable Trusts, 901 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20004