A recent Health Affairs Blog post by physicians “gives an incomplete account of the implications of allowing new and expanded physician-owned hospitals to bill Medicare and Medicaid,” writes Shira Hollander, AHA senior associate director of policy.

“The growth of physician-owned hospitals was restricted for good reasons, and those remain valid today.”

Related News Articles

Blog
A recent report from the Lown Institute that ranks hospitals on what they deem to be unnecessary hospital services, tests and procedures attempts to make…
Headline
Effective immediately, Medicare will pay $750 to administer monoclonal antibodies to COVID-19 patients in their residence or temporary lodging and increase…
Headline
The Government Accountability Office yesterday named five new members to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, which advises Congress on…
Headline
The AHA today urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to apply its recently increased Medicare payment rates for COVID-19 vaccine…
News
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late today issued a proposed rule that would increase Medicare inpatient prospective payment system rates…
News
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a proposed rule for the long-term care hospital prospective payment system for fiscal year 2022.…