MedPAC Releases 2022 Data Book on Health Care Spending and the Medicare Program 

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) announces the release of its 2022 data book (208 pages) on health care spending and the Medicare program. The publication provides data on Medicare spending, demographics of the Medicare population, beneficiaries’ access to care, and quality of care in the program, among other information. You may go to our website at to view the data book, or follow the links below.

Data Book: Health Care Spending and the Medicare Program

Section 1:  National health care and Medicare spending

Section 2:  Medicare beneficiary demographics

Section 3:  Medicare beneficiary and other payer financial liability

Section 4:  Dual-eligible beneficiaries

Section 5:  Alternative payment models

Section 6:  Acute inpatient services

Section 7:  Ambulatory care

Section 8:  Post-acute care

Section 9:  Medicare Advantage

Section 10:  Prescription drugs

Section 11:  Other services