May 23, 2017

Understanding the Medicare Wage Index

Medicare provides benefits for over 55 million people in the United States; as the population grays, this number ticks steadily upwards. At a time when hospitals […]
May 24, 2017

Introduction to the Occupational Mix Survey

It’s 2017. For laypeople, it’s just another turn of the calendar. For hospital administrators, it means a bit more. Every three years, the CMS (Centers for […]
May 25, 2017

The Dish on DSH

Tens of millions of Americans are uninsured or depend on Medicaid benefits. When they require medical attention, much of the cost burden can shift onto hospitals […]
May 26, 2017

Geographic Reclassification: Why You Should Assess Your Wage Index Classification

One of the most – if not the most – pressing issue that hospital administrators face is balancing quality care and maximum efficiency. At a time […]