Hospital-Backed Study Finds $218B In Cumulative Cuts From 2010-2028

By Michelle M. Stein / June 15, 2018 at 7:24 PM
A hospital-backed study found that from 2010 to 2028 hospitals are set to see $218.2 billion in federal pay cuts -- including cuts to post-acute care owned by the hospitals and long-term care hospitals. The pay reductions are the result of 11 laws and regulatory changes from CMS, with the biggest reductions coming from documentation and coding cuts, amounting to $79.3 billion, and sequestration cuts, totaling $73.1 billion over that time. Cuts to Medicare pay for bad debt and reductions...

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