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Estimate of Federal Payment Reductions to Hospitals Following the ACA: 2010-2029: Estimates and Methodology

Description
Estimates the reduction in Medicare hospital payments due to sequestration from 2010 to 2019, not including reductions enacted under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Demonstrates how other legislative acts and regulatory changes by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reduced federal payments to hospitals over the same period. Highlights how reductions in Medicare payments for bad debt impacted Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).
Date
10/2019
Type
Document
Organizations
American Hospital Association, Federation of American Hospitals
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Hospitals · Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Statistics and data