Against the rule

Zigmond, Jessica
September 2011
Modern Healthcare;9/5/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 36, p10
Trade Publication
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.


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