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Medicare Inappropriately Paid Acute-Care Hospitals for Outpatient Services They Provided to Beneficiaries Who Were Inpatients of Other Facilities

Description
Results of an audit to determine whether Medicare made payments appropriately to acute-care hospitals for outpatient services provided to other facilities' inpatients, from January 2013 through August 2016. Includes recommendations from the Office of Inspector General, and CMS's responses.
Author(s)
Daniel R. Levinson
Date
09/2017
Type
Document
Organization
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Inpatient care · Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Outpatient care · Reimbursement and payment models