TITLE

Against the rule

AUTHOR(S)
Zigmond, Jessica
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;9/5/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 36, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the concerns raised by hospitals and healthcare consultants about changes to the hospital value-based purchasing program that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) added to its proposed outpatient care rule. According to Jessica Roth of McDermott, Will & Emery, CMS decided to use a different approach and measure efficiency through cost. The concerns of the Federation of American Hospitals with the new measure are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
65433742

 

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