Hospitals hoping time runs out on midnight rule

September 2014
Crain's Cleveland Business;9/15/2014, Vol. 35 Issue 37, p0001
The article discusses issues in the U.S. health care sector as of mid-September 2014, particularly the midnight rule from the Medicare program. According to University Hospitals' Don Paulson, hospitals are appealing to amend the rule as it adversely affects the local hospitals' bottom lines. The opinions of Moody's Investors Service and the Cleveland Clinic's Robert Wyllie on the issue are also cited.


Related Articles

  • Hospital leaders coming to Washington as AHA frames fall advocacy agenda.  // AHA News;9/13/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 18, p1 

    The article reports that hospital leaders were invited by the American Hospital Association (AHA) to attend "Advocacy Day" briefing on September 17, 2013. The event is said to be a key part of the efforts of the AHA to ask for action on hospital issues in fall 2013. For starters, Congress must...

  • RULES & REGS.  // Materials Management in Health Care;Dec2003, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p6 

    Reports developments on the legislative aspects of the health care industry in the U.S. as of December 2003. Views presented on the possibility of enactment of a Medicare reform bill; Problems seen on the reform legislation; Issues concerning the proposed changes in the Medicare payments of...

  • Start planning 2014 sales now. Kwicien, Jack // Ebn.benefitsnews.com;10/29/2013, p24 

    The article offers information for health insurance plan advisers about securing sustainable proprietary sales process and a client engagement process in the U.S.

  • Medicare schedule has foothold in the future. Miller, Julie // Managed Healthcare Executive;Nov2013, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p34 

    The article offers information related to the future reimbursement methodology of the U.S. Medicare. It informs that the methodology will includes more innovative payment models, but they are unlikely to supplant Medicare's Resource Based relative Value Scale (RBRVS), which has been an industry...

  • Let's Get Serious. INLANDER, CHARLES B. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Feb99, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p2 

    Comments on the Medicare reform program in the United States. Key to the Medicare changes; Trends in Medicare; Problems facing Medicare beneficiaries.

  • Should The Financing Of U.S. Catastrophic Health Care Emphasize Private Insurance Methods? CON. Hunter, Robert // Congressional Digest;Apr87, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p123 

    Presents views of the author on the drawbacks of the increasing health care costs in the U.S. as of April 1987. Population of the U.S. that have no health insurance; Population of elderly in the U.S. who face the problem of increasing health costs; Response of the health care industry to ...

  • Health care's perfect storm. Matthews, Trudi // State Government News;Feb2003, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p19 

    Examines the state of the health care marketplace in light of increasing health care costs as of February 2003. Impact of increasing health care and Medicaid costs on the state budget; Factors affecting the increase of health care costs; Strategies for containing the health care costs used by...

  • Collateral Damage: Pay-for-Performance Initiatives and Safety-Net Hospitals. Woolhandler, Steffie; Himmelstein, David U. // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/15/2015, Vol. 163 Issue 6, p473 

    The authors comment on the side effect of Medicare's pay-for-performance (P4P) initiatives in the U.S. The P4P initiatives divert money from underresourced safety-net hospitals to hospitals serving more affluent patients. Medicare's P4P program assumes that bonuses and penalties will prod...

  • When five-digit ZIP codes aren't enough. Martin, Virginia // Medical Economics;2/6/2009, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p34 

    The article focuses on several issues related to the health care industry in the U.S. It discusses Medicare-related concerns such as payments and secondary claims crossover process. It also highlights that a certain physician could incorporate as a professional corporation in the same state of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics