McKinney, Maureen; Robeznieks, Andis; Daly, Rich
May 2011
Modern Healthcare;5/2/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 18, p6
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The article discusses the dissatisfaction of healthcare providers over some components of the new Health and Human Services (HHS) payment system. The new payment system include the weighting of patient experience-of-care measures and the inclusion of hospital-acquired conditions which has rankled providers and industry group. Although the new system was praised by some providers for rewarding hospitals for reporting quality data, some are saying that the new system did not allow for adjustment in healthcare policies accordingly.


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