Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Medicare Disappoints Hospitals With Large Cut To Recoup Past Overpayments

In a rule released Tuesday, federal officials said they are going forward with the 1.5 percent cut to hospital reimbursement that they proposed earlier. It is expected to recoup $11 billion in past overpayments. Hospitals had lobbied to keep the cut at 0.8 percent​. Also in the rule were the new penalties for hospitals that readmit too many Medicare patients.

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