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In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
AMA Urges House to Pass 'Doc Fix' Extension
The American Medical Association is praising the U.S. Senate's bipartisan vote Wednesday to delay by one year 25...
Why Geographic Variation in Medicare Spending Matters
Medicare spending per capita varies almost threefold between the lowest and highest spending regions in the nation...
Web Exclusive: Slashing Medicare Reimbursements Curbs Treatment Overuse
Cuts in Medicare reimbursements for services that have mixed applications can reduce unnecessary use without reducing...
Web Exclusive: Berwick's First Reimbursement Challenge
New CMS Administrator Donald Berwick, MD, has not yet been on the job a month, and he’s already finding himself...
Medicare Payments Face Another 6.1% Cut Under SGR
A Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposal includes a provision that could mean an additional...
House passes plan to stop Medicare cuts to doctors
The House has approved a six-month plan to prevent a steep cut in doctors' fees paid by Medicare, agreeing to a...
Web Exclusive: CMS Needs to Improve Improper Medicare Payment Recovery, Says GAO
The General Accounting Office issued a report Thursday criticizing the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
Medicare Payment Changes Could Prompt Hospital Closings, Layoffs
New Jersey hospitals could lose $97 million in federal funds next year and more than $500 million over the next five...
CMS Delays MDS 3.0 Implementation
During the Ohio Healthcare Annual Legislative Conference yesterday, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS...

Webcast: ADL Coding and the Impact on Your Facility's Reimbursement
Don’t let improper ADL coding put your facility at risk of significant revenue loss. Join HCPro on Tuesday, June 19, at...
Webcast: Outpatient CDI: A Proactive Approach to Denials Management
During this live 90-minute audio conference, our expert speakers will explain the benefits of outpatient CDI reviews...