Topic: Inpatient rehabilitation centers
A Maine health system apologized after the state's human rights commission said hospital employees created a "Wall of Shame" of patients.
CMS issued a final rule outlining how hospitals and other facilities must plan for patient discharges
Announced in June, Tampa Bay’s new free-standing rehabilitation center will help patients overcoming a variety of debilitating illnesses and injuries such as stroke and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reached a settlement with inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in disputes over denied Medicare claims.
The prices paid to U.S. hospitals by private insurers are about 2.4 times higher than the rates Medicare would have paid.
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare has reduced costs and improved member outcomes by focusing on housing.
CMS released its rule governing payments to inpatient providers, and the Medicare rate proposal might've caught some health systems by surprise.
Universal Health Services reported a measurable shift of higher-revenue surgical patients to lower-revenue medical patients in Q1 2019.
Of the nearly $7 billion Medicare paid to inpatient rehab hospitals in 2013, $5.7 billion was deemed improper.
The proposal would create patient-centric, site-neutral payments for post-acute care settings that cost $60 billion a year.