TITLE

It's No Bundle of Joy

AUTHOR(S)
Bachenheimer, Cara C.
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
HomeCare Magazine;May2014, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the government agency Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that aims to scrap the Medicare payment methodology in the U.S. It offers details of the proposed method that replaces the existing system with a bundled program for future rounds of competitive bidding. It also mentions the interesting aspects of the proposed method in which payments for repairs, maintenance, and servicing would be included in the system.
ACCESSION #
96102252

 

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