TITLE

Hospitals: The Weakest Constituent

AUTHOR(S)
BETBEZE, PHILIP
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2010, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on a legislation provision which will require hospitals in the U.S. to partially fund physician reimbursement from Medicare. Under the provision, hospitals will get one payment for all services within 72 hours of a patient's admission. The American Hospital Association has protested the provision, claiming that it will reduce hospitals' profit margin.
ACCESSION #
52848269

 

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