CMS issues final inpatient payment rule

September 2012
Healthcare Purchasing News;Sep2012, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p6
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The article reports on a ruling from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services which was released in 2012 and was concerned with fiscal year (FY) 2013 Medicare payment policies and rates for inpatient stays at general acute care and long-term care hospitals. The impact that the ruling will have on the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program and Inpatient Quality Reporting program is discussed.


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