Medicare Beneficiaries Paid Nearly Half of the Costs for Outpatient Services at Critical Access Hospitals Report
Analyzes the system that Medicare used to calculate outpatient coinsurance amounts for patients who receive services at CAHs versus the system used for patients who receive services at acute-care hospitals. Recommends the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seek legislative authority to modify the coinsurance calculation.
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
Critical Access Hospitals · Legislation and regulations · Medicare