This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.
Industry Not Impressed with CMS Payment Reform Proposal
With the aim of increasing payment accuracy, CMS has proposed the most radical changes in payments for hospital inpatient procedures in a generation. But AdvaMed feels they may be misguided. After reviewing the proposals, AdvaMed's Executive Committee issued a statement expressing concern that they could reduce, not increase, payment accuracy and impede innovation. Part of the problem is that DRG calculations are based on old data that doesn't even account forÂ newer technologiesÂ like drug-eluting stents.
May 09, 2006
But thereÂ seem to be other issues as well. Let's hope CMS listens to industry before proceeding.