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Hospitals slam MedPAC’s plan

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission’s proposed unified post-acute payment system is “unworkable as a foundation,” the American Hospital Association said in September.

OIG says critical access swing beds should be paid at SNF rates

New legislation should be introduced to significantly change the way rural-based hospitals are reimbursed for care provided in post-acute care swing beds, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General told the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week.

Hospitals: Change SNF pay

The government should adopt Medicare payment policies that better support hospital-based skilled nursing facilities, the American Hospital Association urged in a recent letter to a top healthcare official.

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