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Grassley Wants Better Access to Rural Emergency Rooms

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), an independent congressional agency that advises Congress on issues affecting the Medicare program, has begun to discuss an issue important to Sen. Chuck Grassley: new methods of “improving efficiency and preserving access to emergency care in rural areas.”  The commissioners discussed a possible new payment option for critical access hospitals […]

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Grassley, Feinstein Probe Inadequate Monitoring of Project Success on USAID Spending in Afghanistan

Senator Chuck Grassley and Sen. Dianne Feinstein are asking the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to account for how the agency can monitor and evaluate the success of U.S.-funded projects in Afghanistan when watchdogs have found major problems with fundamental facts such as the accurate locations of health care facilities provided by USAID.  Grassley […]