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MEDPAC Recommends Small Rate Increase for Hospitals

According to MEDPAC (The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, an independent congressional agency), hospitals served their Medicare patients at a 5.8% loss in 2011, down from a 4.5% loss in 2010. This was mainly because of the reduction in 2011 payment rates for inpatients. MEDPAC also postulates that “efficient” providers, defined by a set of hospitals with good…
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