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Hospitals Sue CMS Over Site-Neutral Cuts To Clinic Visits Set For 2019

December 04, 2018
The American Hospital Association and Association of American Medical Colleges sued CMS Tuesday (Nov. 4) over deep reimbursement cuts for clinic visits at hospital off-campus facilities that were included in a site-neutral policy in the final 2019 hospital outpatient pay rule. The lawsuit was expected as hospitals had stated before the policy was finalized that it ran against congressional intent and immediately threatened a lawsuit when the rule was released in November. “This Court should reject CMS’s attempts to replace...


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