Hospital groups sue HHS, seek to block site-neutral pay cuts

(By Ayla Ellison for Becker’s Hospital Review)

Two organizations representing hospitals and health systems across the nation and several individual hospitals sued HHS Jan. 13 over site-neutral payment cuts for 2020.

Under the 2019 Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System final rule, CMS made payments for clinic visits site-neutral by reducing the payment rate for evaluation and management services provided at off-campus provider-based departments by 60 percent.  Continue reading article here…

 

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