CMS changes decision on acute-care payments

08/3/2009 | HealthImaging.com

The CMS has decided to increase its reimbursements to acute-care hospitals by 2.1% for the fiscal year 2010 under the inpatient and the long-term care hospital prospective payment systems, forgoing an earlier proposal to cut payments by 1.9%. The changes will take effect starting with discharges on or after Oct. 1.

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