Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Hospitals' Huge Bills: Is Medicare Caving In?

Before the Labor Day long weekend, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) quietly disclosed a deal it is offering to America’s hospitals, many of which are engaged in a long-running dispute over hospital charges. Apparently responding to political pressure, CMS is offering hospitals which accept the deal 68 cents on the dollar to close disputed claims.

Is CMS caving in to hospitals' high prices?

Read the entire column at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.

No comments: