TITLE

Sucker punched?

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, Rich
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;6/20/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 25, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of a series of penalties under U.S. federal healthcare with the purpose of improving the quality of patient care. It mentions that the use of these penalties is in the federal attempt to combat waste and fraud. However, it also cites some factors that could increase the negative impact on providers like losing percentage of the Medicare payments, repeats of uncoordinated approach followed by regulators implementing laws, and lengthy and expensive investigations for unintentional errors.
ACCESSION #
61838438

 

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