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bundled money
Jul 10, 2015 | Susan Morse
In the first year, there is a zero percent discount; the second year, a one percent price cut; and in the third, fourth and…
Jul 09, 2015 | Susan Morse
The five-year mandatory model would give healthcare providers a standard set of quality measures, including measures for…
Medical doctor comforting senior patient
Jul 07, 2015 | Henry Powderly
CMS plans to cut payment for 60-day care episodes by nearly $81, or 1.72 percent. The agency said the proposed rule would save…
medical exam doctor treating patient
Jul 07, 2015 | Susan Morse
The Government Accountability Office believes Congress should slash the financial incentives the government pays…
Tuomey Health System photo from Facebook
Jul 07, 2015 | Susan Morse
The multimillion dollar fine is more than the hospital's annual revenue and is believed to be the largest…
elderly person in hospital with cane
Jul 02, 2015 | Henry Powderly
CMS is proposing that physicians be able to make case-by-case exceptions to the rule, classifying certain short stays as inpatient so…
doctor discussing mamogram x-rays with patient
Jul 02, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
Gynecologists ordered fewer preventive services for women who were insured by Medicaid than for those with…
healthcare fraud
Jul 01, 2015 | Susan Morse
The dedicated litigation team will focus on the smaller entities such as individual physicians and executives in civil…
dialysis patient
Jun 25, 2015 | Henry Powderly
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, DaVita devised a scheme to maximize the amount of…
doctor with patient
Jun 19, 2015 | Susan Morse
All 17 participating practices improved quality in at least three of the six quality measures for the demonstration in…

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