TITLE

Pay Cut In Store For Hospitals Falling Short On Quality Measures

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare;Oct/Nov2006, Vol. 11 Issue 10/11, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the 2% reduction in annual Medicare fee schedule for hospital facilities that did not participate or failed the submission requirements for health care quality initiative in the U.S. in 2007. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reported that 28 of the 3,490 eligible acute-care hospitals chose not to participate, while 143 hospitals failed the requirements. However, CMS said that those who failed the requirements can appeal for a reconsideration.
ACCESSION #
24273198

 

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