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Medicare Could Save Billions if CMS Reduces Hospital Outpatient Payment Rates to ASC Rates

Medicare saved almost $7 billion and beneficiaries saved an additional $2 billion during calendar years (CYs) 2007 through 2011 because of the differential between ambulatory surgical center (ASC) and outpatient department payment rates, the Department of Health and Human Services … Continue reading

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