CMS To Repay Hospitals For 2019 Site-Neutral Pay Cut

By Michelle M. Stein / December 11, 2019 at 6:29 PM
CMS tells Inside Health Policy it plans to repay hospitals that sued over 2019 pay cuts from the agency’s so-called site-neutral policy. The agency has also updated the 2019 pay rates for clinic visits at certain off-campus hospital facilities to remove the cut in light of a federal court decision that said the agency didn’t have the authority to implement it. In September, a federal judge said CMS lacked authority to impose deep reimbursement cuts for clinic visits at...

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