Medicare Auction Bidding Program Will Lead to Worse Outcomes for Patients and Higher Medical Costs for Society

ACI Study Finds Medicare Bidding Program Will Increase Medical Costs, Amputations, Infections and Other Harms   Washington, DC (May 5, 2011) – Increasing medical costs and producing lower quality patient outcomes should not be the goal of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) bidding program.  However, the CMS’s new bidding program could, in […]