Site Neutral Payment Gaining Traction on Capitol Hill

Finerfrock, Bill; Baugh, Nathan
January 2016
Radiology Management;Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p11
Academic Journal
journal article
The article reports on the growing popularity of site neutral payment in the U.S. as evidenced by President Barack Obama signing the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 that includes a significant change on ways new off campus hospital outpatient departments (HOPD) are paid by Medicare. Topics discussed include studies investigating the higher fees paid by Medicare in off-campus HOPD, concerns raised by the American Hospital Association and reasons Congress is passing site-neutral provisions.


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