TITLE

Reimbursement redo: Medicare proposal faces complications in Congress

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, Rich; Zigmond, Jessica
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;3/21/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the proposed redesign of Medicare's provider reimbursement structure by Glenn Hackbarth, chairman of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. His overhaul proposal aims to address the high priority need to make the system stable, while the new strategic payment system is expected to reward the quality of care provided instead of the volume of services. Also outlined are the recommended 2012 rate increases.
ACCESSION #
59627613

 

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