Medicare Inappropriately Paid Acute-Care Hospitals for Outpatient Services They Provided to Beneficiaries Who Were Inpatients of Other Facilities
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.
Daniel R. Levinson
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Critical Access Hospitals · Inpatient care · Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Outpatient care · Reimbursement and payment models