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Medicare Beneficiaries Paid Nearly Half of the Costs for Outpatient Services at Critical Access Hospitals Report

Description
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.
Date
10/2014
Type
Document
Organization
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Legislation and regulations · Medicare