Changes in hospital ownership costly to Medicare

September 1997
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Sep97, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p11
Trade Publication
Focuses on the Office of the Inspector General report issued on HCFA legislation proposal to eliminate the requirement that Medicare and Medicaid make adjustments for gains or losses when hospitals undergo changes of ownership. Depreciation adjustments of Medicare financial risks; Analysis of hospital costs; Medicare guidelines to hospital buyers.


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