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The Medicare Monster Concluded

Posted on October 26, 2016 7:12 am By admin in Featured Article

A cautionary tale-Part IV Hospitals have adapted to the system by qualifying patients for more tests and procedures, by shifting patients to different DRG designations that carry a higher reimbursement rate, and especially by shifting patients from hospital to outpatient settings, which shifts the cost to the supplemental-insurance program. An HCFA official told us: “There […]