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Critical Access Hospital

Cleveland Clinic
Dec 19, 2014 | Kaiser Health News
In its toughest crackdown yet on medical errors, the federal government is cutting payments to 721 hospitals for…
Kevin Brady, R, TX
Dec 08, 2014 | Anthony Brino
Despite the many Medicare reform initiatives the ACA is sweeping in, Republican leaders in Congress say there are just…
Peach County Medical Center
Nov 21, 2014 | Anthony Brino
The U.S. Census Bureau and Office of Management and Budget changed their urban and rural classification in several dozen…
Healthcare investment
Oct 17, 2014 | Ken Perez
This week CMS launched an ACO Investment Model, which will provide up to $114 million in upfront investments, to up to 75…
Oct 10, 2014 | Sherree Geyer
Most hospitals fall well short of their cost reduction targets, in part because the ability of chief financial officers to meaningfully impact how…
Outpatients pay more at some critical access hospitals
Oct 09, 2014 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Many Medicare beneficiaries treated at primarily rural "critical access" hospitals end up paying between two and six…
Debate participants arguing
Oct 06, 2014 | Anthony Brino
Are hospitals exploiting the 340B drug discount program? Critics of the federal government's program have some new evidence in the debate over…
Oct 03, 2014 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Medicare is fining a record number of hospitals -- 2,610 -- for having too many patients return within a month for…
Oct 01, 2014 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Rural, critical access hospitals are being left out of some of the biggest shifts in American healthcare initiated by the ACA, leaving some rural…
Sep 18, 2014 | Lisa Gillespie
In a scenario playing out in rural areas across the country, a financially-strapped critical access hospital's closure leaves a North Carolina town with limited…

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