TITLE

CMS Proposes Modest Hospital Payment Increase, Adds Quality Measures

PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jun2013, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposal of the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to increase the rates of the Medicare inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS). It states that under the proposed rule, rates of the IPPS for acute care hospitals would be raised in fiscal year (FY) 2014 by 0.8 percent. Moreover , the proposed rule intends to reduce the disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payment to 25 percent.
ACCESSION #
88014583

 

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