Dr. Jonathan Jaffery Appointed to MedPAC
The U.S. Government Accountability Office announced Jonathan Jaffery, MD, MS, MMM, and Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has been appointed to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). His term will expire in April 2021.
Congress established MedPAC in 1997 to analyze and advise the Legislature on a variety of issues including access to care, cost and quality of care, and other key issues affecting Medicare, including provider payments for Medicare’s traditional fee-for-service program. The Comptroller General is responsible for naming new commission members.
This story originally appeared in the June 01, 2018 edition of WHA Newsletter