So far this year, Medicare has paid $2.8 billion for COVID-19 hospitalizations

According to updated data from CMS, so far this year, Medicare payments for fee-for-service COVID-19 hospitalizations have totaled $2.8 billion.  The data also shows Medicare paid providers from a low of $5,248 to $70,685, for an average of $25,255 for COVID-19 hospitalizations.  However, according to healthcare consulting firm Avalere, private payers are slated to pay the largest portion of COVID-19 hospitalization costs ranging from $9.6 billion to $16.9 billion in 2020. Read article here…

Notice: The link provided above connects readers to the full content of the posted article. The URL (internet address) for this link is valid on the posted date; cannot guarantee the duration of the link’s validity. Also, the opinions expressed in these postings are the viewpoints of the original source and are not explicitly endorsed by AMAC, Inc.; the AMAC Foundation, Inc.; or


Leave a Reply