TITLE

WHEN LESS MEANS MORE

AUTHOR(S)
Becker, Cinda
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;6/25/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 26, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article illustrates the significance of the consolidation strategies between hospitals in the U.S. The disproportionate-share adjustment is an add-on to the inpatient DRG payments, offering a percentage increase in Medicare payments to qualifying hospitals. It reveals that disproportionate-share supplement was one of the reasons and an important one for the two hospitals combining under one provider number.
ACCESSION #
25641380

 

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