May 9, 2017

A Better Understanding of the Medicare Wage Index

One of the many services that we frequently provide for healthcare facilities is review of their Medicare wage index data.  According to section 1886 (d)(3)(E) of […]
May 9, 2017

CMS Reports Expected Hike in Inpatient Hospital Payments

The proposed changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) put forth by the Medicare program could have a large impact on medical facilities for […]
May 9, 2017

Reducing Hospitals’ Bad Debt

Bad debt is among the biggest concerns that hospital administrators must face.  And, though the vast majority of patients in this country are currently insured, those […]
May 18, 2017

Medicare Patients Facing More Drug Expense, Hospitals May Suffer

Bad debt related to Medicare patients is often the result of patients being unable to cover the costs of co-pays and deductibles.  They need the care, […]